Annona muricata

Family: Anonaceae

Common Name: Guayabano, Soursop

Origin: prevalent in the rain forests of Africa, South America, and Southeast Asia, cultivated for fruit

Reference: Stuartxchange

  • small tree, up to 7 meters
  • known as “The Natural Cancer Cell Killer”
  • According to an article in Agriculture Business Week , the seeds are toxic and can be used as pesticide
  • the fruit, seeds, and leaves have medicinal uses
  • the fruit is commonly made into a healthy fruit shake
  • unfortunately it is so sour that lots of sugar must also be added

trees and shrubs

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