Graviola Extract( Soursop Extract ) contains 81% moisture, 3% titratable acidity and 24% non-reducing sugar. Graviola seed contains 8% moisture, 2% crude protein, 13% ash, 8% crude fiber,20% fat and 47% carbohydrate. The seed also contains 0.2% water soluble ash, 0.8% titratable acidity and 17 mg calcium / 100 grams. There are quite a number of compounds in the fruit with exotic names. Some of these include acetogenins, muricins, annomuricine and muricapentocin, muricatocins A and B, and many others including annopentocins A, B, and C. The leaves contain monotetrahydrofuran acetogenins such as annomuricins A and B, gigantetrocin A, annonacin-10-one, muricatetrocins A and B, annonacin, and goniothalamicin.
Soursop leaf and bark (Powder), cure diabetes by regulating blood sugar, which shows its high effectiveness in endocrine commitments: liver, kidney, thyroid, pancreas, ovary, prostate, intestines, muscle relaxant smooth (heart), gall bladder, appendix and fights lung cancer or Lewis, breast cancer and brain tumors, hypotensive, anti-spasmodic, vasodilator, eliminates dust mites that cause asthma and bronchial diseases. The leaf tea cure liver problems, improves the function of the pancreas. It is effective to deworm children, malaria cure, indicated to raise the defenses in patients with chemotherapy and also for people with HIV. Graviola Fruit Extract been used as an antiparasitic, antipyretic (reduces fever) and astringent in diarrhea. The stems, leaves and roots are considered sedative, hypotensive (blood pressure lowering), antispasmodic and anti-diabetic. The leaves are used as a tea against catarrh (inflammation of mucous membranes). The ground seeds are used by Andean tribes against intestinal parasites.
In recent years, Graviola Fruit Extract has become widely acclaimed for having highly potent properties to fight cancer. Since March 2003, e-mails circulating on the Internet stating that the soursop tea cures cance.