Soursop is a fruit that can be usually found in South America. You may have also heard soursop to be called as other names such as graviola, paw paw, and guyabano. Soursop is said to have shown promise to possibly be cancer-fighting food and has other health benefits for the eyes and other infections.
Soursop contains many phytonutrients which are helpful in fighting against diseases including certain tumors.
Here are some of the health benefits that soursop may have to offer:
Phytonutrients in soursop contains antioxidant properties that can help improve one’s overall health. The antioxidants present in soursop are phenols, saponins, tannins, alkaloids, phytosterols, coumarins, anthraquinones, terpenoids, lactones, flavonoids, and cardiac glycosides. This group of antioxidants can help in fighting against diseases.
There have been studies conducted that have shown how soursop may be helpful in managing eye diseases. The antioxidants combined with vitamins C, e, beta carotene, and zinc they say can actually be helpful in reducing age-related macular degeneration.
Soursop leaves extract contains anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial characteristics which really makes soursop to be one of the versatile anti-inflammatory foods available. There have been studies stating the possibility that soursop can naturally treat root canals. Such study was published saying that soursop effectively irrigates the root canal.
Soursop leaves extract have a positive effect when it comes to fighting against cancer because soursop has free radical scavenging abilities and contains antioxidant enzymes. Soursop leaves may kill cancer cells, specifically pancreatic cells, by blocking ATP production which may help reduce the impact of cancer cells by breaking them down until they fall apart. This makes it difficult for cancer cells to multiply.
Infections by bacteria and parasites can be treated with soursop. Its leaves can also be used in treating other infections. Herpes, fever, coughs, vomiting, are leishmaniasis are a few that soursop can help fight against.
Soursop can be very beneficial for fighting cancer and other infections. Lally Naturals Graviola Dietary Supplements contain various vitamins such as vitamin B1, vitamin B12 and vitamin C and can help strengthen the immune system. Also helps in resilience against common colds and infections.