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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Objective: To determine the effectiveness of soursop leaves to reduce blood cholesterol rate on white male rate.
There are the usual suspects--mango, papaya, plantain and pineapple--but also some exotic offerings--cherimoya, jaboticaba, lychee, rambutan, and soursop.
From behind the clean-lined counter, Gabriel Ouehen, former head bartender at one of the city's top cocktail bars, Hotel Particulier Montmartre, whips up house specials like the Asian Mule, which is a mix of lemongrass-infused vodka and yuzu liqueur, and the Coronashi, an imaginative mashup of rum, soursop nectar, apple wood, and Chinese pear, served with the smoke of dry ice emitting from its eyeball-shaped glass.
Identification of phenolic compounds in soursop (Annona muricata) pulp by high-performance liquid chromatography with diode array and electrospray ionization mass spectrometric detection.
Objective: Obtaining physical characterization of color by tristimulus colorimetry for the interior of the soursop, in the Annona Muricata fruit.
This leaf from the soursop tree will soothe the irritation," he says, handing me a bunch of nondescript leaves, before shaking ants off my shoes.
Soursop, also known as graviola, is a fruit that has its origin in the forests of South America, Africa and Southeast Asia.