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Color image of a guava plant. The light green guava fruit is growing in the middle of a few dark green leaves.
Guava (Hawaiian name: Kuawa. Scientific name: Psidium guajava)

Guava is used as a juice in a concoction to help heal deep cuts, as a tea to cure headaches, as crushed leaves to revive a fainted person, and as chewed leaves to counteract diarrhea.

Courtesy National Library of Medicine, photo by Kauila Clark