How would you deal with pain, say from a headache? Chances are you would reach for an anti-inflammatory drug such as ibuprofen to get fast relief. Now, this relief may be immediate but it comes at a price. Popping such medicines to manage your everyday pains and aches and even your chronic ones can have long-term negative effects on your body.
Graviola is a rainforest tree found typically in tropical forests across Southeast Asia, Africa, Central America and South America. Chances are that you may know Graviola by other names such as Soursop (English), Guanábana (Spanish), Brazilian pawpaw, or Lakshman phal (Hindi). For centuries, this tree has been prized by native populations for its delicious succulent fruit and therapeutic properties. Different parts of the Graviola tree such as fruit, leaves, bark, roots and seeds have been traditionally used to treat an impressive range of ailments such as fever, arthritis, rheumatism, diabetes, insomnia and infections from bacteria, parasites and virus.