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Natural hair remedies: guava leaves

We’re back discussing natural hair remedies today, we’ve taken a look at a number of popular searches as well as questions we’ve had in the clinic and our next topic is guava leaves.

There is a huge amount of information on the internet leading people to believe that guava leaves are a natural remedied and could be one of the answers to helping them promote hair growth. We’re taking a look to see if this remedy really works.

What are guava leaves

Guava leaves are the leaves found on a guava fruit, both of which are medicinally useful. The leaves are full of antioxidants, anti-inflammatory agents and antibacterial properties. The leaves can be brewed to make tea which releases beneficial substances such as vitamin C and flavonoids like quercetin.

How can guava leaves help with hair?

The internet is full of articles that claim that guava leaves are a miracle solution for hair loss, as well as a solution to thicken hair and promote hair growth.

In some cases, hair fall is due to unhealthy scalp conditions and guava leaves have properties that maintain a healthy scalp. The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties can help to nourish the follicles, leading to a healthy scalp, which is then believed to aid in healthy hair growth.

Guava leave extract has a strong present of vitamin C which can nourish the root of the hair to make them stronger, as well as vitamin B which can for some, work as a thickening agent. If the extract is massaged deeply into the scalp if can keep the scalp healthy and reduce the risk of inflammation, again, helping the hair stay stronger and healthier.

So, guava leaves can help to ensure you have a healthy scalp as well as improve the health and appearance of your scalp. However, it is important to remember there are a number of different factors and causes of hair loss, some of which including male pattern baldness currently have no cure. It is important to discuss your specific issues with a hair loss specialist so that you can determine the cause of your hair loss and look into the correct course of treatment.

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