asimina triloba


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paw paw

Even though they are originally tropical, paw paws grow all over North America, even up in Canada. They have a very high protein content similar to soy beans, and high carbohydrates. Paw Paw is used in cancer research- The leaf extract was put in petri dishes with cancer cells...the cancer cells died, the human cells were fine. The inside of the fruit has sapote-like dark seeds that look like small black rocks surrounded by yellow custard-like flan-pudding. no poisonous lookalikes. Don’t eat the seeds, or use the leaves or bark- the compounds are too strong. Powdered seeds were used to rub into hair for lice (not taken internally) If you know anyone fighting a battle with cancer, please tell them about “Paw Paw”. Contains Acetogenins which stops the production of cellular energy in abnormal cells, while healthy cells remain unaffected. It Inhibits blood cells and vessels growing near the abnormal cells (prevents the growth of vessels in or near the tumor), Also Reduces ATP levels (the amount of materials available for cellular division) Depletes the DNA and RNA building blocks necessary for new, abnormal cell division – effective against human CEM leukemia cells; proven to reduce DNA and RNA production in 3 days. In other words, it prevents the growth and duplication of cancer cells.. The most potent available source of acetogenins is the paw paw tree . The twigs contain the most concentrated amount of acetogenins, especially if they are harvested when they are most biologically active. Upjohn research showed that Paw Paw compounds are up to 300 times more potent than Taxol, caused reduction in growth of tumor. Eli Lilly showed that Paw Paw caused a 60% decrease in tumor size. Taxol caused 10% weight loss in mice. By contrast, Paw Paw compounds used with mice produced a weight gain – thus helping the starvation problem with more cancer patients. Do not take Co-Q 10 while taking paw paw because it encourages cell growth. Paw Paw is often confused with its cousin graviola or “Brazilian paw paw”, which is not the same and much less powerful. Do more research if used for cancer. This is just a start.
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Evaluation of the pawpaw tree, Asimina triloba (Annonaceae), as a commercial source of the pesticidal annonaceous acetogenins.
78 odoratissimus Asimina triloba R Acalymma vittatum (Col.
5% 10% Other 28% 6% The "other" category is comprised of the following 22 species listed in descending order by basal area of seedlings: Prunus serotina, Magnolia acuminata, Asimina triloba, Cornus florida, Nyssa sylvatica, Quercus velutina, Sassafras albidum, Magnolia tripetala, Cercis canadensis, Acer rubrum, Acer saccharum, Fraxinus americana, Carya tomentosa, Quercus rubra, Carpinus caroliniana, Carya ovata, Pinus virginiana, Quercus prinus, Betula lenta, Oxydendron arboreum, Amelanchier arborea, and Carya cordiformis
Also notable as they bloom in the spring are the woody Lindera benzoin (spicebush) and Asimina triloba (pawpaw tree).
saccharinum 0, 0, 0 0, 0, 2 Asimina triloba 3, 4, 4 4, 2, 0 Celtis occidentalis 3, 3, 2 0, 4, 0 Lindera benzoin 2, 2, 1 +, 0, 0 Morus rubra 1, 1, 0 0, 0, 0 Ostrya virginica 0, 1, 0 0, 0, 0 Parthenocissus quinquefolia 0, 1, 0 +, +, + Platanus occidentalis 2, 0, 4 5, 0, 0 Staphylea trifolia 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 0 Toxicodendron radicans 0, 1, 0 0, +, 0 Vitis sp.
saccharinum +, +, + +, 0, 4 Albizzia julibrissin(*) 0, 0, 0 0, +, 0 Alliaria officinalis(*) 5, 5, 3 1, 2, 0 Allium vineale(*) 0, +, 0 0, 0, 0 Arisaema triphyllum 0, 0, 0 0, +, 0 Asimina triloba 1, 2, + 3, 2, + Boehemeria cylindrica 0, +, 0 +, 1, 1 Calystegia sepium 0, 0, 0 0, 0, + Celtis occidentalis +, +, 0 +, +, 0 Dioscorea villosa 0, 0, 0 0, +, 0 Duchesnea indica(*) 0, 0, + 0, 0, 0 Ellisea nyctelea 1, +, 0 0, 0, 0 Fraxinus pennsylvanica 0, 0, 0 0, 0, + Galium aparine 1, 1, + 0, 0, 0 Geum canadense 0, 0, 0 0, +, 0 Glecoma hederacea(*) 5, 4, 5 0, +, 0 Hedera helix(*) 0, 0, 0 1, 1, 0 Hydrophyllum canadense 1, 3, 3 +, 0, 0 H.
Asimina triloba (pawpaw) and Nyssa sylvatica (black gum) (mostly root sprouts), dominated the seedling layer, while pawpaw and sugar maple were the common saplings (Table 2).
Shrub and understory species include Acer negundo, Aesculus glabra, Asimina triloba (which occurred in large-sized stands primarily on the west side of the woods), Carpinus caroliniana, Cephalanthus occidentalis (bordering wet areas), Cornus drummondii (especially along the edge), Crataegus spp.