Pure Graviola may only have recently become popular in the West but it has a long history in ancient herbal remedies and treatments. Also known by other names such as soursop and guanabana, this small tree (no more than 10 meters tall) grows in tropical America. The soursop fruit is very tasty (sort of like custardy apple) and has been used to add flavor to jams, ice cream, juices and nectars.
But apart from its ability to turn ordinary food into an extraordinary treat, the fruit has also been used in traditional medicine to fight rickets. The leaves, bark and roots on the other hand is used to treat diabetes. Lately, there have even been studies pointing to Graviola as an alternative treatment for cancer.
But while Graviola has established its importance in ancient medicine, experts have also discovered that it provides a number of benefits. Take a look at our exhaustive list of guanabana benefits so you can decide if you should take this supplement.
Graviola’s fruit or juice has long been used to help reduce fever. Aside from this, consuming the fruit has been known to relieve diarrhea, dysentery and even kill parasites and worms in your digestive tract.
★ BOOSTS IMMUNE SYSTEM – Graviola (also known as soursop) contains various vitamins such as vitamin B1, vitamin B12 and vitamin C and can help strengthen the immune system. Also helps in resilience against common colds and infections.