What is Graviola (Annona Maricata)?

Graviola (Annona muricata) is an evergreen plant originating in Central and South America. Today is growing in Mexico, the Caribbean, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela. It can be found in sub-saharan countries of Africa and in Southeast Asia. You can find graviola in high humidity areas where winters are relatively warm because this plant does not tolerate temperatures below 5 degrees, the temperature below cause’s damage to the leaves and smaller branches.

Temperatures below 3 degrees Celsius for this plant can be fatal because then its fruits become dry and lose quality. Graviola has a pleasant, sweet flavor that compares with a combination of pineapple and strawberries with a creamy note which resembles to coconut or banana. You can eat graviola fruit in their original form or it can make juice.

What is Graviola Treatment for?

The treatment with graviola includes used leaves, bark, fruit and seeds.  Graviola is a plant that is best known for its work on cancer cells. According to laboratory tests, an American manufacturer of drugs, extract of graviola herb kills malignant cells of the 12 types of cancers, including colon cancer, breast, prostate, lung and pancreas.
In addition to acting on the cancer, annona maricata has other medicinal properties – acts against bacteria, fungi and parasites, regulates blood pressure and helps with stress, depression and nervous disorders.

South American Indians who live in the area of graviola growth use all parts of the tree (bark, leaves, roots, seeds) for the treatment of heart disease, asthma, arthritis and liver problems.  According to some studies annona maricata, or in some parts of the world known as Annona Maricata is a very good solution if you want to know how to get rid of dandruff.

The best part of all is – there are no side effects of graviola.  If you have room in your garden, plant a tree and it will be of a great benefit. Graviola tree is fully usable. Also a juice is very tasty and healthy. Try it, and you will be very surprised of the benefits, treatment and feeling you will get from it.

In some recent studies it is confirmed that graviola has the same impact on our body immune system like halotherapy, or chokeberry. This amazing nantura remedy is currently in world top five fruits that are healthy for human metabolism. According to some studies graviola (annona maricata) is known as cancer cure.