The Soursop or Guanabana is related to the Annona that mainly grows in Central and South America.
It grows on a tree that can reach a height of 8 meters and which is mainly cultivated in Asia and South America.
The dark green fruits that have thorns and are around 20 cm in size and weigh 2 kg. They have a yellow-white and juicy fruit flesh inside. Guanabana is traditionally used as a herbal medicine.
For die food industry, the fruit is also important, not only due to ist bio-energy properties but also as it can be used to make ice-cream, baked goods, juices, yoghourt and cereals.
Where does the Soursop or Guanabana grow?
It is a plant native to the tropical part of South America.
It is considered the most tropical of the annona, because it does not resist the cold.
A guanabana tree can produce up to 250 kilos per year.
In general, a guanabana tree starts its production on average 18 to 24 months after planting in the field.
What are the nutritional and medicinal properties of the Soursop?
Soursop is one of the most potent fruits to cure cancer.
It has been used to fight cancer for more than 40 years.
It fights hypertension, asthma, diabetes, cancer, tumors and disorders in the liver.
What are the benefits of Soursop?
Soursop contains substances that make the human body stay in shape, thus strengthening the immune system.
What are the Soursop vitamins?
The pulp of the soursop is constituted mainly by water.
It provides mineral salts, potassium, phosphorus, iron, calcium, lipids, has a high caloric value due to the presence of carbohydrates; as well as vitamin B and C and provitamin A.
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