2 cups guyabano pulp (graviola)
2 cups refined sugar
1. Mix pulp and sugar.
2. Cook mixture until jam consistency is reached.
3. Pour mixture into jars while hot. Remove air bubbles.
4. Half seal and process in boiling water for 25 minutes before sealing jars.
Health Benefits of Guyabano:
Guyabano/ soursop/ guayabano/ graviola has the following health benefits according to Bureau of Plant Industry:
Analyses of the flesh of the fruit show that it is deficient in calcium and phosphorus. According to Jansen and Donath it is deficient in vitamin A. Hermano and Sepulveda, however, report that it is an excellent source of vitamins B and C. Prinsan-Geerlings reports that the flesh of the fruit contains saccharose 2.53%, dextrose 5.05% and levulose 0.04 %.
The bark was studied by Greshoff who isolated and amorphous alkaloid, soluble in sodium or potassium hydroxide, but Ridley and Daruty is astringent, and is used in powdered form in diarrhea and dysentery. Kirtikar and Basu and Nadkarni say that it is much used as tonic by the Malays and Chinese. The fruit is used as an anthelmintic, and the unripe and dried fruit, also astringent, is used in diarrhea, among the Amerindians. With sugar, the pulp is refreshing, and is prescribed for diarrhea in Guiana, Antilles and Reunion. Tavera reports the roots are used by Amerindians to treat epilepsy.
I am not done yet. There are more!
1. The fruit is claimed to be a miraculous natural cancer cell killer 10,000 times stronger than chemotherapy. It has anti tumor effect and a proven remedy to all types of cancer.
2. A potent antimicrobial agent for both bacterial and fungal infections, is effective against internal parasites and worms, lowers high blood pressure and is used for depression, stress and nervous disorders.
3. It protects your immune system and helps avoid deadly infections.