Graviola leaves are rich in several compounds including protein, calcium, fructose, fat, vitamins A and B and the likes. Thus, the leaves have excellent medicinal properties making them usable as an ingredient in several herbal health products. The health benefits of Graviola are as follows:
- Fights Asthma
- Malaria cure
- Corrects liver disorders
- Combats hypertension
Graviola and Cancer
In recent years, the extrat of graviola has become widely acclaimed for having highly potent properties to fight cancer.
Although not yet tested in human trials, the tree has been studied in more thatn 20 laboratory tests since the 1970s by one of America's largest drug manufacturers, where's it's been shown to:
- Effectively target and kill maglignant cells in 12 types of cancer, including colon, breast, prostate, lunc and pancreatic cancer.
- The tree compounds proved to be up to 10 000 times stronger in slowing the growth of cancer cells than Adriamycin, a commonly used chemotherapeutic drug.
- What's more, unlike chemotherapy, the compound extracted from the Graviola tree selectively hunts and kills only cancer cells, it does not harm healthy cells.