Guava

How does Guava work?

The guava fruit is a source of vitamin C, fiber and other components with antioxidant effects. Guava leaves also contain components with antioxidant and other effects. It is not known how guava works for medical conditions.

Are there safety concerns?

Guava fruit is safe when consumed as a food. There is not enough information to know if guava is safe when used for medical purposes.

Dosing considerations for Guava.

The appropriate dose of guava depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for guava. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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