Graviola Leaf (Annona muricata)
$12.10 – $24.20
In Peruvian culture, tea made from graviola leaves reportedly helps relieve mucous membrane inflammation, and the bark promotes cooling in people with fevers.
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Graviola leaves, also commonly known as soursop and Brazilian paw paw, grow on the graviola tree, which is native to Central and South America. The large, dark leaves are commonly used in various home remedies for treating depression and even cancer. Though much of the hype over graviola leaves is purely based on hearsay, the plant may offer some health benefits. Speak with your doctor before beginning any type of alternative medicine regimen.
When researchers at the Health Sciences Institute were alerted to the news of Graviola health benefits, they began tracking the research done on the cancer-killing tree. Evidence of the astounding effectiveness of Graviola and its shocking cover-up came in fast and furious…
The National Cancer institute performed the first scientific research in 1976. The results showed that Graviola’s “leaves and stems were found effective in attacking and destroying malignant cells. ” Inexplicably, the results were published in an internal report and never released to the public…
…Since 1976, Graviola health benefits has proven to be an immensely potent cancer killer in 20 independent laboratory tests, yet no double-blind clinical trials the typical benchmark mainstream doctors and journals use to judge a treatment’s value were ever initiated…
…A study published in the Journal of Natural Products, following a recent study conducted at Catholic University of South Korea stated that one chemical in Graviola was found to selectively kill colon cancer cells at “10,000 times the potency of (the commonly used chemotherapy drug) Adriamycin…”
…The most significant part of the Catholic University of South Korea report is that Graviola health benefits was shown to selectively target the cancer cells, leaving healthy cells untouched. Unlike chemotherapy, which indiscriminately targets all actively reproducing cells (such as stomach and hair cells), causing the often devastating side effects of nausea and hair loss in cancer patients.
…A study at Purdue University recently found that leaves and tree from the Graviola tree killed cancer cells among six human cell lines and were especially effective against prostate, pancreatic and lung cancers…
Graviola leaves have long been used in places like Haiti, Jamaica and the West Indies to treat fever. The leaves along with the juice of the graviola fruit are supposed to help cool body temperatures, according to the Raintree Nutrition’s Tropical Plant Database. In Peruvian culture, tea made from graviola leaves reportedly helps relieve mucous membrane inflammation, and the bark promotes cooling in people with fevers.
South American and Caribbean cultures treat illnesses such as diarrhea and dysentery with unripened graviola fruit, while the leaves reportedly help kill off parasites and tapeworms when eaten. The juice also supposedly helps cleanse the body of parasites and dangerous toxins.
Some herbalists believe the alkaloids in graviola can reduce depression symptoms by inhibiting the brain’s uptake of serotonin. The serotonin in your brain regulates moods and impacts emotions such as happiness and sadness. Research on graviola alkaloids indicates, however, that these chemical compounds can cause adverse effects in the nervous system and cause Parkinson’s disease, according to Chinese-Herbs.org.
A number of South American and Caribbean cultures use graviola leaves, as well as the plant’s roots and bark, as a sedative. The plant is also used to treat heart problems. The exact effects, or side effects, of such uses is not known, and no reputable scientific research has been conducted that can support these claims.
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