Botanical Name : Annona squamosa Common Name : Annona squamosa oil
CAS # : 8007-06-5 Plant Parts Used : Seeds Extraction Method : Cold pressed Color & Odor : Pale green to lemony thick liquid with sweet, woody aroma
Description: A small tropical tree, indigenous to the Amazon rainforest, growing up to 20' tall. The leaves are thin, oblong while the flowers are greenish – yellow.
Constituents & Specifications: Custard apple oil has various chemical compounds that include a- and ß-Pinene, E-ocimene, germacrene-D, methyl and ethyl butanoate and methyl hexanoate.
Properties: Custard Apple Oil is ant rheu matic, purgative, astringent, emmenagogue, febrifuge, tonic, cold remedy, digestive or to clarify the urine.
Benefits & Uses: • Custard oil is used in flavorings the salad, dishes, ice cream or blended with milk to make a cool beverages. • This oil is used in the manufacture of soap and can be detoxified by an alkali treatment and used for edible purposes. • Custard oil is effective pesticides against head lice, southern army worms and pea aphids. • Custard apples are excellent sources of the natural antioxidant Vitamin C. This vitamin is also renowned for its innate anti-inflammatory and immune boosting properties. • Custard apple is a good source of B complex vitamins, which controls the GABA neuron chemical levels in the brain. This helps to calm down stress, tension, irritability and depression. • The fiber in custard apple slows down the absorption of sugar in the body, reducing the risk of Type two Diabetes.