8 Surprising Benefits of SOURSOP you need to know

By | April 18, 2017

The high nutrient content in soursop has made it very popular in recent times. Soursop is found in most part of eastern Nigeria and basically in the tropical region around the globe. besides it delicious taste, Soursop has amazingly great health benefits which if you knew, you will make it a fruit to consume daily. If you have access to soursop, below are 8 benefits of soursop;

  1. Ability to Fight Cancer

benefits of soursop

soursop has the ability to cure cancer

Soursop has the ability to fight cancer, it contains phytochemicals which are anti-cancer. Research has it that this fruit does more good that going for chemotherapy. Chemotherapy destroys good cells in the process of killing cancerous cells while this fruit focuses on the cancerous cells and destroys them.

       2. Digestion

When you open the fruit, you will notice that it contains fibre. Fibre helps in dyspepsia (indigestion) and ulcer (peptic ulcer) conditions. It can be used as a laxative for stomach disorder.

       3. Soursop Boosts Energy

This is another amazing benefit of soursop. Soursop is a natural fruit that contains a good quantity of carbohydrate and carbohydrate gives energy.

       4. Smooth and Healthy Skin benefits

benefits of soursop

The leaves can be smashed and use to treat skin diseases such as psoriasis, acne, and eczema. It contains anti-aging features that keep the skin fresh and healthy irrespective of age.

      5. Sedative

Sedatives are drugs use to calm a patient or to ease agitation. Soursop is been used to produce sedatives. It can be used to treat insomnia.

      6. Aids Sleeping

Tryptophan promotes good sleep and helps one relax so well. Soursop is known to contain Tryptophan. It can also be used to control hypertension and blood pressure

      7. Soursop Treats Urinary Tract Infections

benefits of soursop

The juicy part of soursop is very effective in the treatment of urinary tract infections. This is because it contains high moisture content, it can also be taken to prevent urinary tract infection.

       8. Contains numerous Mineral

Soursop contains different types of minerals some of which are;

  • Potassium – Potassium is effective in correcting eating problems and helps to fix kidney and heart.
  • Phosphorus – It helps in filtering wastes and in fixing tissues in the body.
  • Calcium – calcium is the basic mineral in the formation of teeth and bones.
  • Zinc – Zinc is a very important mineral in the body, it helps to prevent malaria and also helps in hormone production

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2 thoughts on “8 Surprising Benefits of SOURSOP you need to know

  1. Dr. Al Post author

    thanks for the observation Miriam. I will figure out how to include that right now

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