Bayabas

English Name: Guava

Scientific Name: Psidium guajava

Oral and Dental
Dahon ng Bayabas
Bayabas Leaves

Description

Chewing bayabas leaves to treat gum swelling, toothache and tooth decay.

Remedy

Leaves

Time

2-5 minutes

Taste

Bitter

Preparation

  1. Chew fresh bayabas leaves in your mouth

Sources

Skin
Tsaa ng Bayabas
Guava Tea

Description

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Department of Health (DOH of the Philippines has approved the therapeutic use of bayabas a skin antiseptic. Bayabas’ antiseptic and anti-inflammatory nature treat psoriasis, scarpes, scalds and burns, and eczema.

Remedy

Tea

Time

20 minutes

Taste

Sweet

Preparation

  1. Boil one cup of fresh bayabas leaves in 3 to 4 cups of water for 10 minutes
  2. Strain leaves and let it cool
  3. Wash the wound or affected area at least twice a week

Sources