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Can guava leaves help for ulcerative colitis?

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In brief: If you think, yes

There are so many herbal medicines , if you believe will help you , take by all means, but do not discontinue proven traditional medicine, consider guava leaves as extra layer of help .
Inform your doctor and take advise , neglect of u c may lead to dangerous complications.

In brief: If you think, yes

There are so many herbal medicines , if you believe will help you , take by all means, but do not discontinue proven traditional medicine, consider guava leaves as extra layer of help .
Inform your doctor and take advise , neglect of u c may lead to dangerous complications.
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
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In brief: Possibly

There's a phytodrug (qg-5) derived from guava leaves, and standardized to its quercetin content.
In 1 study it showed some benefit: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/12413703 maximum safe dose of quercetin is reported to be 1 gram/day. If you want to use this, find a reputable, standardized brand -- and work with your regular physicians. Please don't add this without talking with them.

In brief: Possibly

There's a phytodrug (qg-5) derived from guava leaves, and standardized to its quercetin content.
In 1 study it showed some benefit: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/12413703 maximum safe dose of quercetin is reported to be 1 gram/day. If you want to use this, find a reputable, standardized brand -- and work with your regular physicians. Please don't add this without talking with them.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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