Guava has been used in traditionally folk medicine and has become prescription for the treatment with thirst. It is an amazing fruit which is able to replenish energy, treat thirst and revive spirit.
Guavas natural drink contains as much as 4 times the amount of Vitamin C as an orange and being rich in dietary fiber, folic acid and vitamins A and C. It has a low calorie profile with rich dietary minerals, potassium, magnesium and copper. It is mild and slightly bitter; contains fructose and has a relatively high antioxidant value among the plant foods and adds value for people concerned about blood Sugar.
Traditionally medicine is extracted from Guava natural drink before maturity, whereas the Guava Leaves can be collected throughout the year and processed into tea as a supplement diet drink when consumed.
For diabetics, they suffer from hyperglycemia; water will be drained naturally from their vascular tissues into blood vessel when sugar in the blood level rises. This is known as "hypertonic" effect and it would make them feel thirsty and frequent urinate. Thirst will lead them to natural drink more water and the more water they consumed will result in more urine subsequently. Many patients have the misconception of these symptoms, they thought that by drinking less water would reduce frequent urinary symptom. In actual fact, it is the consequences of high blood sugar. The treatment for thirst is a high priority, as long as the high blood sugar problem is solved, thirsty symptom could be basically controlled. Note that drinking less water does harm our bodies.
Guava leaves taken as tea without the enrichment of Chinese or Western medicine ingredients will not increase the level of blood sugar. It contains Vitamin B1, B2, C. Dietary fiber; carbohydrate and carotene. Minerals, calcium, sodium, potassium, phosphor which offers the human body needs.
Chronic diabetes patients need foodstuff, which is rich in complex carbohydrates in their daily diet. However, there are many foodstuffs in our daily consumption with compound (simple) sugars that raises the blood sugar instantly when taken. Guava natural drink being very rich in fiber in nature helps keep the body metabolism perfect. Non-toxicity, helps to reduce cholesterol in blood; maintaining the fluidity of blood and reducing blood pressure.
So it is suitable for everybody as a daily health drink to enhance the immune system in human body. It is good for Diabetics, high cholesterol, obesity and high sugar content in blood patients. Accompany each meal with Guava leaves tea to enjoy its unique taste and efficacy. A perfect dietary natural drink for diabetics!