Soursop has many health benefits. Soursop has so many nutrients, including carbohydrates, fructose, various vitamins and ascorbic acid. Sour-sweet taste of soursop fruit makes it a favorite for a variety of juices and beverages. Soursop sour flavor comes from organic acids, particularly malic acid, citric acid, and the acid isositrat.
Soursop (Anona muricata Linn) This plant from tropical America, that is around Peru, Mexico, and Argentina. It has a unique shape, color green fruit and there is some sort soft thorns, soursop tree can reach a height of 9 meters.
Soursop fruit offers a variety of positive content for human health, ranging from fruits, leaves, and even trees. Soursop leaves in fact contain many benefits to herbal medicine materials, and to maintain body condition. Behind these benefits apparently do not get out of the womb which contains acetogenins, annocatacin, annocatalin, annohexocin, annonacin, annomuricin, anomurine, anonol, caclourine, gentisic acid, gigantetronin, linoleic acid, muricapentocin. The content of these compounds are a lot of benefits for the body, can be a cure disease or to enhance immunity.
Nutrition Fact of Soursop
Soursop fruit is rich in fiber and vitamins. The content of dietary fiber in soursop reached 3.3 g per 100 g of fruit flesh. Consumption of 100 g of meat soursop fruit can meet 13 percent of the daily fiber requirement. Vitamins are the most dominant in soursop fruit is vitamin C, which is around 20 mg per 100 grams of fruit flesh. Requirement of vitamin C per person per day (ie 60 mg) can be met only by consuming 300 grams of meat soursop fruit.
Fiber is very good to help digestion and detoxification, while vitamin C is an antioxidant that is very good for boosting the immune system and slow the aging process (stay young). Soursop fruit contains very little fat (0.3 g/100 g), so it is good for health.
Soursop also contains phosphorus and calcium, respectively 27 and 14 mg per 100 g. Both minerals are important for the formation of bone mass that allows you to build strong bones and prevent osteoporosis. Soursop excellence lies in the content of sodium (sodium) is low (14 mg per 100 g), but high in potassium (potash), which is 278 mg per 100 g. Comparison of high potassium and sodium is very good for preventing hypertension.
Health Benefits of Soursop
1. Curing Cancer
By eating the fruit soursop we can help to attack the cancer cells safely and naturally, without side effects such as nausea, weight loss, or hair loss.
2. Increase Immune System
Substances contained in soursop fruit such as acetogenins, annocatacin, annocatalin, annohexocin, annonacin, annomuricin, anomurine, anonol, caclourine, gentisic acid, gigantetronin, linoleic acid, muricapentocin. It makes our body stay fit and improved. Help us against disease
3. Kill malignant cancer cells
Soursop leaf has an effective target and kill malignant cells for 12 types of cancer, including colon, breast, prostate, lung and pancreatic cancer. Power works 10,000 times stronger in slowing the growth of cancer cells compared with adriamycin and chemo therapy is commonly used.
4. High Vitamin C
Vitamins are the most dominant in soursop fruit is vitamin C, which is around 20 mg per 100 grams of fruit flesh. Requirement of vitamin C per person per day (ie 60 mg), have been met only by consuming 300 grams of meat soursop fruit. The content of vitamin C is high enough on soursop is an excellent antioxidant to increase endurance and slow the aging process (stay young). and is one of the benefits of soursop fruit that we can take
5. Medicine for hemorrhoids and pain reliever
In addition to juice drinks are also good to cure hemorrhoids, waist pain, and help your appetite so our appetite good.
6. Rich in Fiber
In addition to nutritional components, soursop fruit is also very rich in non-nutritional components. One of them is to contain a lot of fiber (dietary fiber), fiber is very good for digestive health.
7. Preventing Osteoporsis
Soursop fruit contains phosphorus and calcium is high enough. Very good for strong bones and to prevent osteoporosis.
8. Increase Energy
The content of fructose in soursop can keep you fresh, and can drain energy. This is because fructose is a simple sugar (monosaccharide) found in many fruits. This could be a good natural source of carbohydrates for the body.
9. Help cure many disease
Soursop fruit juice, taken twice daily, can help overcome kidney disease, liver problems, urinary tract infection (also known as urethritis) and hematuria (blood in the urine or)
10. Preventing Bacterial infections
The fleshy part of the fruit, if applied to any cuts will accelerate the healing process and also prevent bacterial infection.
11. Prevent nerve damage and maintain a healthy heart
The content of vitamin B1 able to accelerate metabolism, blood circulation, prevents nerve damage, restoring the edges and central nervous disorders. The content of vitamin B2 is required for the body's energy production, fat storage, nervous system function, and maintenance of the heart muscle.
Benefits of soursop leaves
Benefits of soursop leaves have also been studied recently in a study, that the leaves of the soursop tree is very effective for prostate cancer, pancreas and lung. The results of this study turned out to have been stored for many years since ancient times. Even based on 20 laboratory tests on the benefits of soursop leaves taken since 1970 show remarkable results, soursop leaf has excellent properties, such as:
- Attacking cancer cells effectively because it does not harm to healthy cells, and does not cause extreme nausea, weight loss and hair loss.
- Soursop leaves have an effective target and kill malignant cells for 12 types of cancer, including colon, breast, prostate, lung and pancreatic cancer.
- Ability to increase energy in the body.
- Increase stamina and fitness.
- Helps boost the immune system and avoid deadly infections.
- Able to prevent free radicals, and many other benefits.