Guava and Lemongrass Tea for Hair Growth

If you are looking for how to boost your hair growth rate, grow thicker hair, reduce hair loss and get healthier hair without breaking the bank then this post is for you. 

This DIY recipe with just two ingredients can help stop hair loss and improve hair growth. Let's do a little background study on the ingredients. 

Guava leaves for hair growth
Fresh Guava Leaves 

Guava leaves have analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties and this makes them a good choice for maintaining scalp health. They are rich in vitamins and flavonoids that can boost our hair's health in various ways. Guava leaves have the ability to stop hair loss and improve hair growth. They aid blood circulation, deeply nourishes the hair follicles and strengthens them. The vitamin B in them helps in nourishing the hair and preventing hair breakage while the vitamin C helps in producing collagen, which builds the hair protein and strengthens the roots, thus, preventing hair loss significantly.


Lemongrass have antimicrobial,  anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. These capabilities make it important in fighting hair loss that may result from scalp issues.  It fights off bacteria and fungi that can cause inflammation and other scalp issues like itching and dandruff. Scalp issues are one of the major causes of hairloss so with them out of the way, your scalp will be in a good position for healthy hair growth. The iron in lemongrass helps out people who suffer with anemia or other iron deficiencies which can cause hair loss. So by applying lemongrass tea on the scalp, they are supplying iron directly to the hair follicles and this can improve hair growth. 

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You can see the many hair benefits of guava and lemongrass. Now let's see how to prepare this miracle tea. 

Materials Required 

-Dry or fresh guava leaves

-Dry or fresh lemongrass 

-Cooking pot 


-Heat source


  1. Wash the guava and lemongrass leaves. 
  2. Put them in a clean cooking pot. 
  3. Pour water over the leaves to cover them up. 
  4. Cover the pot and turn on the heat source. 
  5. Leave to boil for 15-20 minutes. 
  6. Turn off the heat and allow to cool. 
  7. Strain the water out. 

There! You have your guava and lemongrass tea. You can use this tea as a rinse or a leave-in hair spray.

Watch a video of me making the guava and lemongrass tea here

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  1. Hello can I substitute the guava leagle with neem or rosemary...can I use it as a daily leave in conditioner....