Whether if its acne, skin blemishes, wrinkles or dark spots, everyone has some kind of skin problem in their life. Luckily, there are many natural remedies for these problems which can clear your skin effectively. Using guava leaves is one of these natural alternatives, and below you can see what they can help you with:

  1. Acne

According to a study conducted by the American Journal of Chinese Medicine, guava leaves can eliminate the microorganisms responsible for acne and are a powerful antibacterial agent that soothes the skin.

  1. Wrinkles

According to research, guava leaves are more beneficial than the fruit itself. They have potent anti-cancer properties and can also eliminate free radicals in the body. Furthermore, the leaves can improve your skin quality and iron out your wrinkles.

  1. Dark spots

Guava leave are an effective remedy against blemishes and dark spots on the skin due to their antibacterial and skin toning properties. They can reduce inflammation as well.

  1. Atopic dermatitis

The redness and irritation caused by the condition can be reduced with guava leaves which work by preventing the formation of histamines that are released in the body in cases of allergic reactions. Histamines are responsible for most allergy symptoms such as wheezing, sneezing, itching and swelling.


For atopic dermatitis, you can use dried guava leaves – just crush them and mix them with some water. This paste will relieve the redness and itching and alleviate the unpleasant feeling. For other skin problems, crush a couple of guava leaves and boil them in a saucepan, then cook until the water is brown and concentrated. In the end, remove the saucepan from the heat and allow the mixture to cool down before using it. Apply it onto the affected area with a cotton ball, then wash it off with lukewarm water after quarter of an hour. For best results, repeat the procedure twice a week.