annona muricata

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A spiky tropical fruit related to the Paw Paw and Cherimoya with a strawberry-pineapple-sour citrus flavor. Needs humidity and warm climate, white pleasant-scented flower. Also called Graviola for it’s cancer-fighting properties. White edible custard-apple flesh. Natural News touted soursop at being 10,000 times more effective at killing cancer than chemotherapy. Studies showed it could effectively target and kill malignant cells in 12 types of cancer, including colon, breast, prostate, lung and pancreatic cancer. It hunts down cancer cells but does no harm to healthy cells. Used against internal parasites and worms, high blood pressure, depression, stress and nervous disorders. Do not take if preganant.
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Cytotoxicity and antileishmanial activity of Annona muricata pericarp.