Cherimoya - Annona fruit tree belonging to the family annonaceae. Cherimoya grows in Bolivia, Colombia and Peru.

Useful properties of cherimoya

Fruit  Cherimoya on a branch
 cherimoya are characterized by their delicate taste and nutritious.

Pulp cherimoya contains vitamins B1, B2, B5, B6, B9, PP, vitamin C, and minerals such substances and iron, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, sodium, manganese, zinc, sucrose, fructose, succinic acid and citric acid, cellulose, alkaloids.

Calorie cherimoya - 74 kcal per 100 g of fresh pulp of the fruit.

Application cherimoya

Given the remoteness of the area in which cherimoya grows, use it in Russia as a cure is not possible, but in South America cherimoya is widely used as a means of traditional medicine - in the course are not only fruits and seeds, and the leaves and bark of the tree Annona. Local healers prepared from cherimoya soothing teas, medicines from dysentery, decongestants.

In our conditions, for the greater good is better to eat fresh fruit cherimoya - are easily digested, improve liver function, reduced the acidity of gastric juice, promote weight loss.

Also  Cherimoya sectional
 Exotic fruits because fiber content improves digestion.


The cherimoya contains a lot of carbohydrates and sugar, so diabetics should be cautious using these results.

Other serious contraindications have no cherimoya, only idiosyncrasy.

Those who first try cherimoya is important to know that there are its seeds (black seeds inside the fruit) can not - they are poisonous. If handled properly at home cherimoya seeds successfully used as an antiparasitic agent, help with food poisoning, but those who are not familiar with the original recipes, it is better not to experiment.

Because of falling juice cherimoya seeds in the human eye can cause blindness.