20 Amazing Powerful Soursop Health Benefits

​On this Post we shall be talking about soursop health benefits with hope that you are motivated by it to start making it a staple.

As we already know Soursop is fruit with a peculiar taste but what is very peculiar about the fruit is that, it is a good natural ingredient against Cancer.

In fact the one of the very important Soursop health benefits, is its ability to fight cancer in the body.

20 Powerful Soursop Health Benefits

1. It Is Filled With Antioxidants

Like this study  has proved soursop is a powerhouse of antioxidants. Filled with phytonutrients that are high in antioxidant compounds, like alkaloids, saponins, terpenoids, flavonoids, coumarins, lactones, anthraquinones, tannins, cardiac glycosides, phenols and phytosterols.

Studies have suggested that antioxidants are good for the treatment of many diseases such as tumours and eye defects.

2. Contains Antiinflammatory And Antibacterial Properties

Based on its antibacterial and antiinflammatory soursop is now considered a better natural anti-infection treatment for root canal.

A study published in the Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice shows that the use of graviola to irrigate the root canal is very effective, making it a great, much healthier option compared to sodium hypochlorite.

Soursop Health Benefits,

3. Fight Against Cancer

It is said the souraop leaves can kill cancer cells by blocking ATP production. ATP, aka adenosine triphosphate, which is a usable form of energy for cells.

According to the Tepic Institute of Technology (Instituto Tecnológico de Tepic – ITT) in Mexico the leave also acetogenins which holds chemotherapeutic properties.

According to research published in Food & Function holds that graviola leaf extracts contains bioactive components that have the scavenging ability to fight cancer cells.

4. kills Pancreatic Cancer Cells

A study conducted by the University of Nebraska Medical Center found that the extract can greatly reduce pancreatic cancer.
It was discovered that the leaf extract has the ability to kill numerous types of cancer cells, specifically pancreatic cancer cells.

5. Fight Infections

Soursop also comes with the ability of treating.

  • Coughing
  • leishmaniasis
  • Herpes
  • Scurvy
  • Dysentery

6. Fight Stress

Soursop is a good choice when it comes to relieving yourself from stress.

It also know for its ability to help you fall asleep, which is good for both stress and anxiety (it contains a chemical called tryptophan which promotes sleepiness and relaxation). For this purpose go for the soursop tea.

7.Empower Your Immune System

Soursop antioxidant properties is one sure way to keep healthy. The Vitamin C content would also help your immune system by producing  white blood cells.

Gastrointestinal Health

The Soursop juice can also act as a very effective diuretic, which means it can  cleanse the gastrointestinal tract and remove excess toxins and salts from the body. It can also help reduce parasites in the gut.

9.Analgesic Properties

It is a sedative and a powerful natural pain relieve that can be applied internally as well as externally.

As a pain relief its testimony is tied to the many generations of successful usage.

10. Prevents Osteoporosis

Looking for a natural way to prevent osteoporosis? Then Soursop is for you mate.

The calcium and phosphorus content would help you so just that by making your bones healthy and strong.

Soursop Health Benefits,


11. Energy Boost

Soursop contains carbohydrates as well as a high content of fructose, a simple sugar (monosachharide). And for this reasons can serve as an energy boost.

12. Hemorrhoid And Infant Diarrhea Treatment

With just the juice you can treat Hemorrhoids as well as infant diarrhea.

13. Treat Urinary Infections

The juices as well as the fruit itself can treat and prevent.

  • Urinary tract infections (UTI),
  • Urethritis
  • and Hematuria.

Soursop can treat the following.

14. Mouth Ulcer

15. Constipation

16. Fever

17. Hypertension

18.Back Pains

19. Arthritis and Rheumatism

20.Liver Maintenance 

21.Diabetes

Soursop can help control type 2 diabetes by maintaining blood sugar levels.

Without mincing words these soursop health benefits are priceless.

If you know of any other Soursop health benefits. Please use the comment box.

  • Excessive intake of soursop tea is known to lead to Parkinson’s disease.
  • The tea is also not good for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
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    I am a writer. I am from Bayelsa State, Nigeria. I am a graduate of Philosophy. Graduated from Niger Delta University. My name is Felix.O.Brambaifa I am a male.

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