Overview

Graviola is a small evergreen tree. The leaves, fruit, seeds, root, and stem are used to make medicine.

Some people take graviola by mouth for infections caused by bacteria and parasites, cancer, diabetes, and to cause vomiting. Some people apply graviola directly to the skin for use as an insect repellent, but there is no good scientific evidence to support any of these uses.

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.

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