matomoko fruit is high in antioxidants that prevent lung, breast, prostate, colon, liver, ovarian, cervical, breast, bladder and skin cancerous cells. A study by the Catholic University of South Korea found that an extract from the fruit’s plant was 10,000 times more efficient in killing colon cancer cells compared to Adriamycin .Health benefits Custard apples have anti-oxidants which helps to combat free radicals in the body, keeps the hair and skin healthy, high in magnesium ,reduces the symptoms of arthritis and rheumatism. The magnesium also protects the heart from cadioascular problems ,high in potassium, which helps to fight muscle weakness, the copper present in the fruit is effective in helping to treat constipation, as well as diarrhoea and dysentery. Custard apples are also known to be a rich source of dietary fiber, usually required for maintaining a healthy digestive tract. The leaves are effective pain killers and treat stomach problems.