The fruit is rich in electrolytes and contains more potassium than a large bowl of spinach. Potassium is critical for a healthy heart, as well as digestion and proper muscle performance. Skin, eyes and liver rely heavily on Vitamin C, riboflavin, thiamine and potassium. These key nutrients are also responsible for growth, healing processes and multiple functions of the nervous system. The human body doesn’t store vitamin C or riboflavin because it expects you to replenish it often. Graviola is a great way to replenish these crucial nutrients.
Five Fun Facts About Graviola - Soursop
- Soursop, Graviola, Guanabana, Custard Apple, Guyabano are just a few names of the same tree.
- Hardly ever grows in North American climate. It is simply too cold for it.
- It needs high humidity and warm winters. It grows wild in the Amazon forests, Asia and Africa.
- It is a powerful anti-oxidant -historically, the entire Soursop tree is used in countless ways to promote health.
- It is simply a delicious white sap that is not sour at all. With a taste that lingers once you acquire the taste you will not want to live without it.
Usually the fruit is taken from the tree when they mature and left to ripen in a dark corner. It has a white flower with a very pleasing scent, especially in the morning. The seeds are normally left in the preparation, and removed while consuming. In Indonesia, a sweet meat, is made by boiling soursop pulp in water and adding sugar until the mixture hardens.