Liquid extracts cited in the numerous studies indicated selective cytotoxicities against several cancer cell lines*. The phytochemicals are derived from the leaf of this popular tropical fruit tree. Studies below point to its reputation and popular use by herbalists. Historical ethnobotanical use is said to be sedative and anti-spasmodic. Sometimes used to treat, cleanse and support the liver, treat catarrh, and considered anthelmintic, antidiuretic, anti-asthmatic and digestive.
* Graviola - (leaf) - Annona muricata (Annonaceae) * Liquid Extract. From small evergreen trees, the thick, shiny leaves are used against diabetes and as a sedative and anti-spasmodic in Peru. Elsewhere in the Amazon jungle, the leaves are used to treat, cleanse and support the liver, treat catarrh, and are considered anthelmintic (destructive to worms), antidiarrheic, anti-asthmatic and digestive. Ingredients: 100 percent Graviola (Annona muricata), distilled water, and organic grain alcohol (35 to 40 percent)