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Alternative Names

Amrood, Amrut Phala, Araçá-Goiaba, Araçá-Guaçú, Banjiro, Brazilian Guava, Brazilian Red Guava, Common Guava, Fan Shi Liu, Feuille de Goyavier, Goiaba, Goiabeiro, Goyabe, Goyave, Goyave Jaune, Goyave Rouge, Goyavier, Goyavier du Brésil, Guaiaba, Guaiava, Guajava, Guava Leaf, Guava Leaves, Guava Peel, Guava Pulp, Guava Seed, Guava Seed Protein, Guavas, Guave, Guavenbaum, Guayaba, Guayabo, Guayave, Koejawel, Lemon Guava, Pépin de Goyave, Psidium, Pulpe de Goyave, Red Guava, Yellow Guava

Scientific Name

Psidium Guajava

Why Do People Use Guava?

Oral preparations of Psidium guajava (Guava), like guava powder, are used for diarrhea, colic, cough, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, cataracts, cancer and cardiovascular disease.

Is It Safe To Use?

Likely Safe - Generally, guava is used as a food item, which seems to be safe to use. Guava fruit has attained Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) status in the United States. To rate the safety of guava for medicinal purposes, there is scarce and unreliable information available. Likely Safe in Pregnancy and Lactation - Generally guava is used as a food item which seems to be safe for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

How Effective Is Guava?

To rate the effectiveness of guava powder, there is scarce and unreliable information available.

How Guava Works?

The effective parts of Psidium guajava are the leaves, leaves buds, seed, fruit, flower, peel and pulp. The leaves consist of flavonoids quercetin, guaijaverin and avicularin. The leaves also consist of tannin and different polyphenols, saponins, triterpenes, carotenoids, lectins, fatty acids and vitamin C. The vital oil contains limonene, cineol, caryophyllene, eugenol, myrcene and pinene. The volatile constituents include hexenoic acid and cinnamic acid. Guava fruit is full of vitamin C. The fruit peel and pulp contain around 49% fiber and around 3% - 8% polyphenols. The leaves extract of guava appears to have negative inotropic effect for animal heart tissues. In animal models, the leaves extract of guava appears to reduce the peristalsis in the intestine. This may be because of the flavonoid constituents, for example, quercetin. These constituents appear to reduce the intracellular calcium discharge which could result in decrease in smooth muscle contraction.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Guava?

Not known.

How Guava Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Not known.

How Guava Interacts With Drugs?

Not known.

How Guava Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How Guava Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Guava Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Not known.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Guava?

There is no typical dosage available for guava.


Guava is a tropical fruit. This fruit is generally used fresh or processed into jams, beverages and number of other food items. Colombia, Brazil, Mexico and Venezuela produce large quantities of guava fruit.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Guava Fruit Powder | Guava Leaf Powder


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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