Graviola overview information
Graviola is a small evergreen tree. The leaves, fruit, seeds, and stem are used to make medicine.
Despite safety concerns, graviola is used to treat infections caused by bacteria and parasites including leishmaniasis, a disease caused by parasites transmitted through the bite of sand fleas; herpes; coughs; and cancer. It is also used to cause vomiting and to empty the bowels. Some people use graviola to help them relax.
Graviola is applied to the skin for arthritis.
In foods, graviola is used in cooking and beverages.
How does it work?
Graviola contains many chemicals that may be active against cancer, as well as disease-causing agents such as bacteria, viruses, and parasites.