Teas included Pau d'Arco, Quebra Pedra, Graviola
, Yerba Mate, Cat's Claw, Damiana; as well as lesser known South American botanicals.
Eurytomidae) em Frutos de Graviola
(Annona muricata L.
Acai, umbu, caja, cupuacu, graviola
, maracuja, acerola, priprioca, pinhao: Those are the traditional names for Brazilian biodiversity.
Lisa learned about the Graviola
tree helping the fight against cancer with scientists isolating a compound 10,000 times the strength of leading chemo drug, adriamycin.
Currently, members of the Cabruca cooperative are selling organic bananas, palm hearts, coconuts, and papayas, as well as a number of tropical fruits, including graviola
, cupuacu, acai, and jambo.
When guests reach for the fruit basket, they find they can identify just one thing--a lime, or at least it looks like a lime; it might be a cupuacu or a graviola
or a pupunha or something equally strange.
Goji meanwhile, "has long been recognized in Traditional Chinese Medicine for various therapeutic properties based on its antioxidant and immune-modulating effects/'NP Nutra also offers graviola
, which is being explored in relation to cell growth and cancer prevention, as well as spirulina, a blue-green algae that has been found to help control blood glucose levels and improve the lipid profile of subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus.