Benefits of Star Apple
Star apple seeds are used in Venezuela as a diuretic and febrifuge. In Cuba, a decoction of the leaves is used as a cancer remedy, while a decoction of the bark is used as an antitussive (cough suppressant). Other uses of the fruit: as a treatment for diabetes. Calcium (10% of our daily body requirement) needed for strong bones and teeth, and may lessen cramps and abdominal pains associated with premenstrual syndrome. Iron (5% of our daily body requirement) oxygenates the body.