The following summary is for information purposes only: it is a synthesis of the properties described in recognised aromatherapy books and/or in accordance with ancestral and popular traditions. The paragraph on properties* is taken from André Bitsas' course on Holistic Aromatherapy. His courses are given in face-to-face and e-learning. It is in no way a medical information or a list of indications. Presentation Organic guava essential oil, derived from the distillation of guava leaves, is still rare and confidential. Its richness in sesquiterpenes and in particular beta-caryophyllene gives it powerful analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. Properties Its antiviral action makes it very interesting, especially for fighting against respiratory viruses. It is also a remarkable antifungal, antibacterial and immunostimulant. It is also used to calm digestive disorders. Used in natural cosmetics, it brings its healing action to skin care. It is also used to cleanse the scalp and stimulate hair growth. Uses in aromatherapy - a few drops in an air diffuser to promote breathing and to purify the atmosphere in times of viruses. Ideal in synergy with ravintsara, niaouli and saro essential oils. - diluted in a vegetable oil for skin massage at a maximum of 10% to relieve pain, digestive disorders, to make a respiratory massage oil or to protect against winter and viral diseases. Cosmetic uses - diluted between 0.5% and 1% maximum in a healing treatment for irritated, sensitive skin. Ideal in synergy with essential oils of cistus, rose geranium or lavender aspic. - diluted between 0.5% and 1% maximum in a hair care recipe to stimulate the scalp. It can be used in synergy with the essential oils of Atlas cedar, ginger and grapefruit.