Benefits of Star Apple
Some treat diarrhea and dysentery
Indigenous people have used star apples to remedy a variety of ailments. In the Phillipines, some treat diarrhea and dysentery by brewing a decoction of leaves: a bark decoction heals the same. Other countries use the bitter bark to treat hemorrhages and gonorrhea. A longheld belief by some Cubans is the leafs ability to treat certain cancers.