Soursop seed (Annona muricata) - pack 1 pound
Soursop seed (Annona muricata)
Pack with 1 pound pieces freshly picked up this season
Annona muricata, the soursop, is a tree in the Annonaceae family. Native to South America, it is cultivated for its edible fruits in many countries with a tropical climate. Soursop is found naturally throughout tropical America and the Caribbean, from Mexico to Brazil and the West Indies. In Costa Rica it is widely cultivated, mainly at low elevations (0-700 m) with humid and hot climates.
The soursop fruit belongs to the Annonacea family, it is green, oval in shape, covered with very particular thorns; It has a white, sweet, aromatic pulp, with smooth black bones; it can measure up to 50 cm in diameter, weigh up to three kilos.
Soursop contains many healing properties, and as it is considered a "natural medicine" it is more beneficial to our health. The pulp of the fruit can be consumed in juice or in water and is usually diuretic. The leaves can be consumed in tea just like the bark of the tree; pulverized seeds serve as an insect repellent by smearing them on the skin; the water in the leaves is indicated against lice. Soursop benefits.
- Lowers blood pressure.
- It is high in potassium and low in sodium.
- Digestive High fiber content
- Thanks to its high caloric component.
- Prevention of osteoporosis.
- Rich in phosphorus, iron and calcium.
- High content of vitamin C