Botanical Name : Annona murigata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Nowadays this plant’s fruit and leave decoction used as anti cancerous medicine common people in India.
Names in different Indian languages :
English : soursop, graviola
Malayalam : mullatha
Tamil : mullathai
A tree grows up to 4-5 m heigh
Leaves – lanceolate, simple, alternate
Flower –greenish yellow
Fruit – small spikes are present , whitish pulp, seeds are embedded in it.
Distribution & Habitat :
Native of America, grows in Africa and India
Part used :
Leaves and fruit
Therapeutic Uses :
Fruit pulp and leave decoctions shows anti cancerous properties