The use of custard apple is not just for its delicious ripe fruit. The ripe nautilus is used to nourish the body. Meanwhile, deaf fruits are used to treat boils in the chest, cough, sore throat …
Also every year, na appears only once a year, that is, at the end of August, beginning of September, lasting from 1 to 2 months, rarely until the beginning of the East. Na is a fruit that “thousands of people love” because it is a kind of country, clean, safe and sweet, suitable for the taste of many Vietnamese.
The tree is about 2-5 m high, leaves alternately in two rows, green flowers, round fruits with many areas (or many people are called eyes), the flesh of the fruit is white. Nuts are black, have a hard shell, contain toxins, have burning properties and can kill insects, lice.
Modern medicine also shows that the custard apple is rich in calcium, magnesium, iron, niacin and potassium, rich in antioxidants like vitamin C, which help to remove free radicals from the body. Thanks to the richness in vitamin A, cream apple is a super good food for those who want healthy skin, beautiful hair and better eyesight as it plays an important role in hydration and anti-aging. The outer crust of the cream apple is very useful in the fight against tooth decay and toothache. It can be said that eating custard has countless uses for beauty and health.
In addition, oriental medicine also uses na as the raw material for healing. According to general practitioner Bui Dac Sang (Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Hanoi Oriental Medicine Association), in oriental medicine, custard apple tastes sweet, slightly sour, moisture. Effective for treating diabetes, quenching thirst, breast boils … Very good for the elderly, sick and postpartum women …
The Na fruit is rich in calcium, magnesium, iron, niacin and potassium, rich in antioxidants.
Na has another name is the apple-cream (Annona squamosa), phan le chi, mark of life. Na has a particularly delicious taste, especially na dai.
- Creamy apple leaves crushed with dandelion leaves to treat breast swelling; If you add chilli leaves, apple leaves, micro-magnetic leaves will heal pustules with pus, nail tips. Na leaves (10-20g) washed, crushed, added water, squeezed water and dried mist overnight, then added wine and drunk before malaria about two hours. Use alone or in combination with absinthe (10g), jelly bone (8g), excellent drink. Use 5-7 days.
Na root also cures malaria. When using, take 50g of sharp roots to drink with 30g of roots and leaves of wild arbor, 30g of forest oval roots.
- The results of the nymph (half-matured) were chopped, removed from the seeds, sharpened to drink dysentery. Ripe nectar contains 14.5% glucose, 1.7% sucrose, proteins, so it is used with nourishing effects.
The growing fruit of the cream apple is damaged by a species of fungus, reddish brown in color, known as deaf or sapodilla, is a drug used according to popular experience:
Cough, sore throat: Deaf nautilus (50g), Gac kernel (20g), bio-geomorphology (50g), musk root (30g), licorice cord (25g), mint leaf (50g), lime leaf (25g), apple leaf (25g). All of them are dried (only the deaf fruit is burnt), crushed, powdered and mixed with 150 g of cooked sugar in syrup to make tablets, each member of 0.5 g. Adults: 6-8 capsules per day, divided into two doses; Children: 3-6 tablets. Use 3-5 days.
Treatment of malaria: Deaf sea fruits (40g), cavity worms (80g), alum (20g). Nautical deaf broken, drenched in wine, yellow star. The worms turn left, washed, bleached with alcohol, dried, yellow star. Two things mixed with non-alum, powdered powder and refined with garlic water to make pellets with green beans. Adults: twice a day, 10 capsules each time.
Cure bout in the chest: Deaf nautilus dried, sprayed, then mixed with vinegar, applied several times a day.
Cure diarrhea, dysentery: Deaf (20g, burnt), jasmine (young tops, 50g), non-sticky rice (30g, golden roast). All colors with 400 ml 100 ml of water remaining, to drink three times a day.
Small seeds, soak in wine, suck water to treat toothache. Use an alcohol solution of nautical seeds to dab on the hairline, hold for 15 minutes, then wash the hair to remove lice. Do not allow the custard solution to get into the eyes, as this may damage the eyes. The stinging water Na also kills lice.
Note: Na seeds are poisonous, do not drink. But if you eat a custard apple, accidentally swallow it, it doesn’t matter as it has a thick shell and is very difficult to cover, preventing the kernel from interacting with the environment, so it doesn’t is not toxic.
According to experts, cream apple seeds are very toxic and can even cause gastrointestinal intoxication if ingested, toxins in the seeds if captured in the eyes, not only burns the eyes, burns the eyes. corneal epithelium, but if first aid is given. Incorrect treatment can easily cause corneal ulcers, leading to permanent blindness …
Associate Professor Dr. Nguyen Duy Thinh, Institute of Biotechnology and Food Technology (Hanoi University of Technology) recommends that people should absolutely not eat custard. It is important not to use this type of seeds to dye teeth, soak clothes to kill lice, …
According to Associate Professor Dr Thinh, the seeds can be harmful to humans. However, if you accidentally swallow the seeds, you don’t have to worry too much as the seeds have a thick and very hard shell, preventing toxins from taking effect and being eliminated with the feces, so they are usually not not harmful to body.