Graviola is a rainforest plant that has been part of the natural and traditional medicine

476398847in Central and South America and the Caribbean for centuries. It has an extremely wide range of medicinal properties, which are distributed through the different parts of the plant. The fruit or juice is taken to reduce fever, counteract diarrhea and dysentery, and kill worms and other parasites. The seeds are also a potent antiparasitic and are used traditionally as a remedy for lice. The bark, leaves, and roots can be made into a soothing medicinal tea, taken as a sedative or an antispasmodic.


Research also bears out the traditional use of Graviola tea as a hypotensive — that is, a remedy for high blood pressure. The bark can also be used to treat fever, and the leaves are used topically to speed the healing of wounds. The unripe fruit is especially prized as a digestive aid.Additional utilization of Graviola has been documented within specific native healing traditions. In the Andean mountain ranges of Peru, Graviola leaves are brewed to discharge mucus and soothe inflamed mucous membranes. To the east, in the Amazon region, the bark, leaves, and roots are used by diabetics to stabilize blood sugar. The leaf tea is taken as a heart tonic in Guyana, a liver remedy in Brazil, and a treatment for asthma, coughs, and flu in the West Indies. It is also used for arthritis and rheumatism, and some mothers eat and drink the Graviola fruit to increase lactation.
Most studies regarding health benefits of Graviola have been conducted on laboratory animals and have not been confirmed in humans.


Graviola is best known for its anti-cancer properties. Researchers are very enthusiastic about Graviola being an alternative medicine to be used as supportive therapy for cancers, such as breast cancer, prostate cancer, liver cancer, lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, and lymphoma. It is one of the most studied properties of the tree and so far it has shown positive results. However, always consult your doctor before using Graviola for any therapy.


And now I will show very interesting and delicious recipe and it is very healthy.



1 Kg Pork Spare Ribs, cut into individual ribs
200 g Graviola Fruit, peeled, deseeded, and cut into chunks
ยฝ Cup Miso Paste
2 pcs. Shallots, peeled, quartered
1 thumb-sized pc. Ginger, peeled, cut into thin strips
4 pcs. Fresh Jalapeno Peppers
1 pc. Radish, peeled, cut into chunks
1 stalk Lemongrass
Mustard Leaves


Combine all ingredients except for mustard leaves and fish sauce in a pot.

Simmer for 40 minutes or until pork ribs are fall-off-the-bone tender.

Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Remove lemongrass and add in fresh whole mustard leaves before serving.


51 thoughts on “GRAVIOLA OR SOURSOP TREE.”

  1. Eu amo graviola……tenho um pรฉ de graviola aqui em casa…..estรก com 2 metros รฉ um bebรช ainda, eu sempre tomei suco de graviola e comi a fruta…adorei essa receita com costelinha…..

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  2. This fruit has many valuable uses!! I asked my husband if heโ€™s heard of soursop since his family is from Central America and he said yes. I wish I could have one of these trees in my yard. ( :
    Thanks for posting.

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  3. Love your post… I love this fruit. Here in the Philippines, we call it Guyabano and you can find it just everywhere here. Though I hate its tree, it always seem have caterpillars.. Ugh *Shiver* I hate caterpillars. ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

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  4. The graviola after see your blog would like to taste once in my life b/c its not found in my country,its one of best benfits agiasnt cancer is really make graviola a uniqe from other fruits the way you are describing these fruits going to be great addition in our knowledge thanks klaudja for working hard to share this knowledge with us.

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