Guava Leaf Extract
The methanol extract from the leaves of guava( Psidium Guajava ) has the highest antioxidant capacity with the TEAC value of 4.908 +_ 0.050 mM/mg. Multiple phenolic bioactive compounds in GLE includes gallic/chlorogenic and ellagic acids, catequin and rutin. This gives it the highest antioxidant properties that very effectively neutralises free radicals and in inhibition of alpha glucoside enzymes. It has a high content of VitC and A. Prevents type 2 diabetes. The LD50 of GLE is useful as a cough remedy. Natural antimicrobial agent. Anti-inflammatory/antibacterial. Effects against coronary heart disease.