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All About Guyabano

Guyabano is one of the healthiest fruits known to man. The flesh of the fruit consist of a white edible pulp that is high in carbohydrates (particularly fructose) and considerable amounts of Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, potassium and dietary fiber. Guyabano is low in cholesterol, saturated fat and sodium. Not only is guyabano a good health food, it also tastes delicious.
Guyabano is called sour sop in English, guanabana in Spanish, and graviola in Brazil. To be proven by research and documentation yet, the claim is that the guyabano tree is called a “miraculous” fruit that contains natural cancer cells that are 10,000 times stronger than a chemotherapy. Another claim is that guyabano is effective against internal parasites and worms, lowers high blood pressure, and is used for depression, stress and nervous disorders.
Medical Uses
The fruit, seeds, and leaves have a number of herbal medicinal uses in countries where the plant is common. The sap of the young leaves …