Soursop Benefits for Cancer

Cancer is one of the deadly disease and a scourge of many people in the world till now. When a lot of research done to find the best cancer medication, soursop fruit turns keep this advantage.

Every Benefits Soursop section

Soursop name comes from the Dutch “zuur zak”, meaning sour fruit. Plant parts from the flowers, leaves, fruits, seeds, bark, and roots can be used as a traditional medicine.

In the early 1990s, found 34 Cytotoxic compounds, the soursop leaves that block to destroy cells that grow abnormally (cancer cells). This compound has several advantages when compared with current cancer treatments, among others, to destroy cancer effectively and safely, without causing nausea and vomiting, and without loss of weight and without many loss of hair.

Soursop leaf is known to contain a substance annonaceous acetogenins that can 10,000 times more potent to destroy cancer cells than Adriamycin substances, commonly used in the treatment of chemotherapy. Substance acetogenins can kill various types of cancer, such as colon cancer, thyroid, prostate, lung, breast, and pancreatic, even hemorrhoid disease without damaging or disturbing the body’s cells healthy. This has been studied in the laboratory of the Health Sciences Institute, USA under the supervision of the National Cancer Institute, USA.

Before deciding to eat soursop leaves processed as a treatment for cancer or tumors, you should consult first with your doctor or herbalist place during this treatment. Because, the concern you have allergies to soursop or medication that you consume during this reverse effect with compounds in soursop leaves.

How to Use Soursop Leaves For Cancer Treatment

Soursop leaves can be used to help cancer patients. Here’s how to cultivate soursop leaves into a nutritious beverage.

Fresh Soursop Leaves

  • Take 10-15 soursop leaves with medium sized
  • Wash thoroughly with running water, not soaked.
  • Cut a bit of the base and edges (use scissors to easier)
  • Boil 3 cups/600cc water. We recommend using a special pottery pot to boil herb, usually for Chinese medicine.
  • Once the water is boiling, add the soursop leaves, reduce heat stove and let the water until 1 cup.
  • Pour stew water leaves into the glass, discard the leaves.
  • Wait until the water gets warm, so drink up.
  • For cancer patients, drink 2 glasses per day (morning and evening).
  • To health maintain, drink 1 cup a day or 2 days.

Drink boiled water of soursop leaves while warm in every day (morning and evening) during 3-4 weeks.

It should be noted, take soursop leaf started from leaf to-4th or the 5th end of the shoot. This is because the leaves are too young, not many compounds are formed. While the older leaves have started broken so that the levels are reduced

Dried Soursop Leaf
In addition to the above processing techniques, in general there are other soursop leaves processing, namely by using 10-15 pieces of dried soursop leaves boiled with 2 cups water (400 cc) until 1 cup water  remaining . The boiling process faster than the above. The drying process should not be carried out under the blazing sun for fear it would damage the compounds in soursop leaves.

Dried soursop leaves have the same remained compound with fresh soursop leaves only reduced water content when the drying process. Meanwhile, compounds in the leaves to stay awake. Storage of soursop leaves in the refrigerator for a maximum one week  because cooling process long feared would damage the compounds in the leaves beside flavour leaves an unpleasant because of the fermentation process.


  • Stew water should not be left too long because many contain antioxidants. Antioxidants readily react with oxygen so that usefulness is reduced.
  • For cancer patients, drink 2 glasses a day.
  • To maintain health, drink 1 cup a day, or 2 days.
  • Break 1-2 days (do not drink stew soursop leaves) after a routine during the week, or break 3-5 days after a routine for a month. This is because water of soursop leaves stew can reduce the number of gut microbes. The break time to re-normalize the intestinal flora.
  • It is recommended to drink Yakult or other prebiotics to maintain the condition of the intestinal flora (do not drink in same time with water stew of soursop leaves).

Reactions treatment

Reaction treatment using soursop leaf processed generally react after 3-7 days after treatment regularly 2 times a day although there is also a just reaction after 1 month regular consumption can get healing benefit.

Excretion of dead cancer cells can be through sweat, urine, and feces so commonly used herbal therapies soursop leaves as a treatment will warm/hot affect on the body of pain, frequent urination, and sweating profusely.
Quickly or slowly the body’s reaction in treatment or side effects of treatment are different for each person is influenced by factors such as age, patient endurance, the stage of the cancer / tumor, and the type of cancer or a tumor.  the common effect of drink stew water of soursop leaves the stomach will feel warm/hot and the body will be  sweating profusely.

“If there is no reaction, check again in detail, from the selection of equipment and materials, leaf collection techniques, processing methods, even the regular technique consumption or not, because all is a unity that must be met in order for maximum results,”.

Check the condition of your illness before treatment and check back in two weeks after treatment to see how far the reaction to treatment with this method. If there is no effect for two months after consumption, whereas it was implemented correctly processing, then treatment with soursop leaf processing can be abandoned.

For prevention: can be done by consuming regular soursop fruit eaten by either directly or in the form of fruit juice. “For heartburn sufferers who fear stomach acid rise as consumption of soursop fruit is somewhat sour, should consume fruit 1 hour after eating. When you suffer from heartburn quite acute, fruit consumption can be done by steaming meat soursop sour taste first so reduced “.

* Taken from various sources article and hope useful.


One Response

  1. this is interesting. i recommend Markizza Soursop juice on Amazon. The taste is just perfect.

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