graviola


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grav·i·o·la

(grah-vē-ōlah)
A broadleaf flowering evergreen plant (Annona muricata) native to the Caribbean and Central and South Africa. Alleged use in treating cancer.
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The ethanolic extracts of graviola leaves has a cytotoxic effect on breast and cervical cancer cell lines with a high IC 50 value which were 17.
Torres e colaboradores (2012) realizaram ensaios in vitro com extratos da graviola com celulas cancerigenas do pancreas de ratos e confirmou a inibicao de seu crescimento.
lt;< Synergistic interactions among flavonoids and acetogenins in Graviola (Annona muricata) leaves confer protection against prostate cancer.
2007), que usaram como tratamentos a imersao em agua a 25[degrees]C por 12 e 24h, alem do corte da parte distal da semente, verificaram que a imersao por 24h e o corte da parte distal da semente de graviola aceleraram e aumentaram a velocidade da germinacao.
Controle das brocas dos frutos (Cerconota anonella) e das sementes (Bephratelloides maculicolis) da graviola no planalto da Ibiapaba, CE.
Paulino, Alves, Barroso, Urquiaga, and Espindola (2009) noticed that crotalaria and gliricidia transferred to the graviola tree from 22.
It was very easy to identify and it was nothing but our own Anoda or in English Sour Sop, from the graviola tree.
Curcuma (Xanthorrhizol), Tongkat Ali (Eurycomanone), Purwoceng (Pimpinella pruatjari), Ginger (Gingerol and Shogaol), Black Cumin (Thymoquinone), Turmeric (ar-Turmerones), and Graviola (Annona muricata).
Foram avaliados 17 residuos agroindustriais, maracuja (Passiflora eduli), abacaxi (Ananascomosus), acerola (Malpighiaemarginata), uva (Vitislabrusca), graviola (Anona muricata), cacau (Theobroma cacau), torta de dende (Elaeisguineensis), torta de girassol (Helianthusannus), torta de amendoim (Arachishypogaea), torta de mamona (Ricinuscommunis), mucilagem e feno de sisal (Agave sisalanaPerrine), bagaco de cana-de-acucar (Saccharumofficinarum), fruto e torta do licuri (Syagruscoronata), raspa de mandioca (Manihotesculenta), e residuo de cervejaria (Hordeumvulgare).
There were stalls for wheatgrass, for coffee, for green tea, for fruits called Graviola.
Soursop, also known as graviola, is a fruit that has its origin in the forests of South America, Africa and Southeast Asia.