Soursop grows in all tropical regions of the world. Interestingly, the older inhabitants of these regions have buried their beloved ones along with the fruits or their seeds because of the belief in the positive qualities of soursop. According to several bloggers, this fruit has a particularly good impact on health, which is why we have listed the most frequently mentioned health benefits of this plant for you.
Improvement of the Immune System
To protect the body from disease, one would have to have a strong immune system. Soursop boosts the immune system due to the fact that a lot of vitamin C is preserved in the fruit. Namely 100g of soursop ensure 1/3 of the recommended daily dose of vitamin C. Thus, the tropical fruit helps to prevent infections and the faster recovery from illnesses.
Treatment of Diabetes
According to recent Nigerian studies, soursop can stabilize blood sugar levels. The results show that the extract from the inside of the fruit as well as from the leaves has an overall positive effect on the treatment.
The seeds of the plant can be transformed into a powder and gently applied to the skin in order to avoid the appearance of age spots and to reduce wrinkles. In addition, the fruit helps to treat several skin conditions such as boils and eczema. In such case, you should wash the leaves of the fruit and cover the skin with them 2-3 times a day. The leaves could also be mixed with rose water and the resulting porridge should be applied on the skin regularly to protect against infection.
According to the latest studies, soursop is better at fighting cancer, even compared to chemotherapy. This is due to the presence of annonacin in the fruit, a substance that inhibits the growth of cancer cells. It is recommended that you boil 10 soursop leaves in three cups of water until only one cup is left. The mixture should be drunk every morning for at least 3 or 4 weeks until the effect occurs. Among the 12 types of cancer soursop has a positive effect on are colorectal cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, pancreatic cancer and prostate cancer.
Increase of Energy
With soursop you can forget about energy drinks. The fruit contains fructose, which promotes psysical and mental energy. Therefore, it will work best to eat soursop in the morning, before the start of the day. Hence, the body is stimulated in a natural way.