is a flowering, evergreen tree native to tropical regions of the world.
It also contains a long, prickly green fruit which happens to kill
cancer up to 10,000 times more effectively than strong chemotherapy
drugs, all without the nasty side effects and without harming healthy
cells. The fruit's extracts from Annona muricata tree selectively
inhibit the growth of human breast cancer cells. Also called graviola,
soursop is a large, spiny, green tropical fruit with a sweet flesh that
is the basis for several beverages, ice creams like rosace vanilla ice cream
and other sweet foods popular in South America. Beyond its usefulness
as a food, however, soursop also contains natural compounds with
medicinal properties, making it potentially beneficial for your health.
Here are some of the best health benefits of eating soursop fruit.
benefits of Soursop Fruit
1. The nutrients present in soursop are amino acids,
ascorbic acid, calcium, carbohydrates, iron, phosphorus, fibers,
thiamine and riboflavin. It
characteristically contains a good amount of dietary fiber (3 g per100
g) that helps prevent absorption of cholesterol in the gut. The fiber
also helps protect the mucous membrane of the colon from exposure to
toxic substances by binding cancer-causing chemicals in the colon.It contains several poly-phenolic
antioxidants and have been
found to have anti-cancer, anti-malarial, and anti-helminthes
properties.And the Soursop fruit is a good source
of B-complex vitamins, especially vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine). 100 g fresh
fruit provides 0.257 mg or 20% of daily-recommended levels
2. Fights Free Radicals:-The
soursop fruit has ascorbic acid which increases the amount of
antioxidants in the body and also help keep a number of infections and
disorders at bay.
3. Relieves Constipation:-Since the fruit contains soluble and insoluble fibers, it adds bulk to the stool and facilitates easy elimination from the body.
4. Treat Mouth Ulcers:-Finely
mashing the leaf with water and applying it on the boils will help
decrease the size of the ulcers in time curing them completely and also
5. Get Rids of Bed Bugs and Head Lies:-The
use of soursop leaf decoction. It will not only there’s pests but can
also keep them away. Soursop is also used as a remedy for cough,
diarrhea, fever and indigestion. Including supplements of soursop will
bring down the intensity of these conditions and also enhance recovery.