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Ripe Guava Photo

Photo: Ripe Guava
Title of the Picture: Ripe Guava
Place where photo was taken: Morne Daniel, Dominica, Caribbean
Date: April 2006
Photographer: Christophe Joseph
Digital Camera: Vivitar 5.0 Mega Pixel Digital Camera – ViviCam 3338
Photo Size: 298k, jpg Size: 1600 x 1200
Synonyms: fruit,Guava,guavas,guava tree,recipes,plant,tropical,jelly,seeds,juice
Description: Guavas are cultivated in many tropical countries for their edible and is commonly eaten whole, but is often prepared in a variety of ways as a dessert.Boiled guava is also extensively used to make candies, preserves, jellies, jams, marmalades,goiabada,and juices.Guava leaves are used for medicinal purposes, as a remedy for diarrhea, and for their supposed antimicrobial properties. Please note, that the same anti-diarrheal substances which are useful in folk medicine may also cause constipation in the case of consumption of large amounts of guava fruits.

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