Amazing health benefits Dried Graviola Leaf (Soursop) Annona Muricata

Amazing health benefits Dried Graviola Leaf (Soursop) Annona Muricata

Soursop also known as Annona muricata, graviola, sirsak and guanabana, is an evergreen plant that is mostly distributed in tropical and subtropical regions of the world.

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All portions of the Annona muricata tree, similar to other Annona species, including Annona squamosa and Annona reticulata are extensively used as traditional medicines against an array of human ailments and diseases, especially cancer and parasitic infections. The fruit is used as natural medicine for

  • arthritic pain
  • neuralgia
  • arthritis
  • diarrhea
  • dysentery
  • fever
  • malaria
  • parasites
  • rheumatism
  • skin rashes and
  • worms

As well as traditionally, the soursop leaves are used for headaches, insomnia, cystitis, liver problems, diabetes, hypertension and as an anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic and Antidysenteric 6, 7. The decoction of the soursop leaves have parasiticide, anti-rheumatic and anti-neuralgic effects when used internally, while the cooked leaves, applied topically, fight rheumatism and abscesses.

Soursop milkshake recipe 

Soursop Tea 

The juice from the Soursop is often used as a diuretic. People who reside within the South America, Central America and Mexico regions also use the juice for other conditions, such as scurvy and dysentery. The bark, leaves and root portions of the tree can be used as a sedative/tranquilizer and are also used to treat symptoms related to diabetes.

Serving Suggestion (1-2 a day):

1. Clean 2 - 3 soursop leaves.
2. Add 1 cup of water in a small pot and bring it to a boil.
3. Cut the soursop leaves into smaller pieces by tearing it apart.
4. Place the (soursop) leaves in your tea cup and pour the boiling water on it then cover for 30 mins – 1 hour.
5. Drink warm or cold, you can add sugar or honey to sweeten. 


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