Mahakal Institute of Pharmaceutical Studies,
The use of natural product has increased tremendously in a western world as well as in developing countries or in all over part of world. via this artical therapeutic potential and future prospect of Psidium guajava L. are described. Psidium guajava L. belonging to family, myrtaceae. It is a commen tree and easily found in a tropical countries or area. Traditionally it is a very popular and used from long time in a various system of medicine like, unani, Siddha, homeopathy and Ayurveda. It is used for treatment of many ailments like diarrhea, dysentery, wounds, rheumatism, lungs problems, ulcers, skin infections, vaginal discharge, epilepsy, menstrual pain, sore throat, mouth swelling, cold and cough, toothache and etc. In present time study on antipoliferitive or anticancer activities are undertaken and it is found that anticancer activity of P.Guajava has a four time greater than vincristine.