Toxicity of guava

(Psidium guajava)


Can guava be toxic?

No, guava fruit is not toxic and can be taken safely in food amounts.

Dangers of Guava

- It has not been determined in either study any toxic properties of this fruit. The leaves have neither proved toxic in experimental studies.

- Some people may have contact dermatitis with the fresh fruit of guava.

- The guava leaf extract presented toxicity in rats at doses of 5g./kg. Consult your doctor before taking guava leaf extract.

Guava for pregnancy and lactation

There are no studies on the safety of guava during pregnancy and lactation

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