asimina triloba


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paw paw

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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Identification of Annonaceous Acetogenins in the Ripe Fruit of the North American Pawpaw (Asimina triloba).
From these early accounts, it appears that several small or shrubby trees were also locally abundant in thickety transitions between grassland--or cultivated fields--and woodland of various types: including edible grapevines (Vitis spp.), plums (Prunus spp.), pawpaws (Asimina triloba), persimmons (Diospyros virginiana) and mulberries (Morus rubra).
ZEBRA SWALLOWTAIL (Euryides marcellus)--Pawpaw (Asimina triloba)
It is an uneven-aged forest and based on calculated importance values at the time of the study, dominant tree species ([IV.sub.300] > 35, Anderson 2005) in the north section were boxelder (Acer negundo L.), Ohio buckeye (Aesculus glabra Willd.), paw paw (Asimina triloba L.) and hackberry (Celtis occidentalis Willd.) while dominant trees in the south section consisted of A.
saccharum 4 X X X X Actaea pachypoda* 7* X* X* X* Aesculus glabra 5 X X X X Ageratina altissima 2 X X X X Agrimonia parviflora 4 X X X ALLIARTA PETIOLATA -- X Allium tricoccum* 7* X* X* Anemone acutiloba* 8* X* X* X* Antennaria neglecta 3 X X Arisaema dracontium 5 X Arisaema triphyllum 4 X X X Asarum canadense 5 X X Asimina triloba 6 X X X X Aspenium platyneuron 3 X BERBER1S THUNBERGII -- X Boehmeria cylindrica 3 X X X X Brachyelytrum erectum 6 X Campanulastrum americanum 4 X Campsis radicans 1 X Cardamine concatenata 5 X Carex grayi 5 X Carex jamesii 4 X Carex laxiflora* 7* X* X* X* Carex tribuloides var.
x x x Asimina triloba (L.) Dunal x BARBAREA VULGARIS W.T.
Fora dos tropicos, o grupo e representado apenas por Asimina triloba (Linnaeus) Dunal, que ocorre desde o norte do Canada ate o sul da America do Norte (HEUSDEN, 1992).
Small Large Species Seedlings Saplings Saplings Sassafras albidum 4300 1600 545 Celtis occidentalis 1700 100 25 Quercus alba 1100 -- -- Quercus velutina 800 -- -- Carya texana 300 200 95 Ulmus americana 300 -- 15 Prunus serotina 200 100 375 Morus alba 100 -- 45 Cercis canadensis 100 -- 20 Asimina triloba 100 -- -- Carya tomentosa -- 50 -- Ulmus rubra -- -- 145 Robinia pseudoacacia -- -- 75 Crataegus mollis -- -- 5 Tilia americana -- -- 5 Fraxinus lanceolata -- -- 5 Juglans nigra -- -- 5 Cornus drummondii 200 200 10 Toxicodendron radicans 7700 -- -- Rubus allegheniensis 1200 -- -- Ribes missouriense 900 -- -- Totals 19000 2250 1370
ambigua 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.18 Tilia americana 0.07 0.09 0.11 0.27 Ulmus americana 0.04 0.03 0.07 0.14 Shrubs Acer saccharum 0.24 0.17 0.41 Asimina triloba 0.06 0.02 0.08 Carpinus caroliniana 0.06 0.08 0.14 Fagus grandifolia 0.09 0.12 0.21 Frangula alnus 0.03 0.06 0.09 Fraxinus pensylvanica var.
Saplings of Asimina triloba (pawpaw) and sugar maple were common in the understory along with the native shrub Lindera benzoin (spicebush).
Common to abundant wood vines and shrubs include Asimina triloba, Parthenocissus quinquefolia, Sarnbucus nigra ssp.