GRAVIOLA - It is a real miracle from the rainforest. This small tree is well-known in herbal medicine and has several names: Soursop, Brazilian Paw Paw, Guanabana. For a long time it has been widely applied by indigenous population to cure various illnesses and diseases. Graviola has been praised for its abilities to fight cancer cells, kill viruses, bacteria and parasites, as well as, to lower blood pressure, calm nerves, and prevent depression. The Brazilians made a mixture from Graviola leaves oil, its fruit juice, and olive oil. It was applied externally for rheumatism, neuralgia, and arthritis pain. The native people of Jamaica, Haiti, and the West Indies used the fruit and fruit juice to treat diarrhea and fevers. The bark and leaves was praised for their antispasmodic and sedative properties and effectiveness for treating heart diseases, cough, flu, asthma, and hypertension. This has made Graviola very important and precious in natural herbal medicine.