Guava, or diambu tree

Pharmacy name: diambu leaves – D 1 ambu folium (formerly: Folia D 1 ambu).

Botanical description. Shrub or tree (up to 8 m in height), typical of myrtle species in appearance. Native to the American tropics; cultivated in many tropical states, especially in India and Egypt.

Active ingredients: tannins, essential oil, resins and fat.

Application. With chronic inflammation of the stomach and intestines. They try to introduce guava leaves, if there is such a possibility, into the composition of all kinds of stomach teas.

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