This fruit is known as soursop and Family soursop. It can be found in Central and South America, and Colombia, Mexico, the Caribbean, Mexico, Venezuela and Peru.
What is Graviola?
Graviola comes from a tree in the rain forests of Africa, South America and Southeast Asia. Its scientific name is Annona muricata. Also it is known as the custard apple, cherimoya, soursop, custard apple and Brazilian papaya. The active ingredient is thought to be a type of plant compound (phytochemical) called Annonaceous acetogeninas.
The fruit contains significant amounts of vitamin C, vitamin B1 and vitamin B2 and according to new research in alternative medicine that has been found to have potential to kill cancer cells. Namely, the cell types of cancer that can kill include: prostate, colon, breast, lung and pancreatic cancer
Graviola and cancer
Generally, there is no evidence to show that graviola works as. a cure for cancer. But there has been no study in humans. So we do not know if it can work as a cancer treatment or not.
Many Internet sites advertising and promotion of graviola capsules as a cure for cancer, but none of them is supported by any scientific organizations accredited cancer.
We do not support the use of graviola to treat cancer. Our advice is to be very cautious about believing the information or payment of any type of alternative cancer therapy on the Internet.
graviola What is the use?
People in countries in Africa and South America have used graviola to treat infections by viruses or parasites, rheumatism, arthritis, depression and disease. We know from research that some extracts of graviola can help treat these conditions. In many countries, people use the leaves, bark, roots and fruits of this tree for traditional remedies.
Possible side effects of graviola
do not know much about how it affects the body graviola. Nerve changes can cause symptoms similar to Parkinson’s disease. Laboratory research has found that some substances in graviola nerve damage cause and that these substances can pass to the brain through the bloodstream.
A research study has shown that people in the Caribbean that had large amounts of graviola in their diet were more likely to develop nerve changes in particular and were also more likely to hallucinate. It is unlikely that drinks or foods containing graviola could harm you if taken as part of a normal diet. But always talk to your doctor before taking any type of complementary or alternative therapy.
How much the Graviola?
Graviola costs more than £ 5 to 100 capsules. Manufacturers advise taking 2 capsules, 3 to 4 times a day. So 100 capsules could last less than 2 weeks.