Natural Products That Will Knock Out Cancer


Cancer is one of the most devastating diseases presently known and its effects are heartbreaking.  There are various methods to treat cancer, most of which cause many cancer patients to feel weakened by the fight.  The study to seek improved ways to fight cancer has been consistent and scholars discovered a plant that eliminates cancer cells.

The name of the tropical plant that fights cancer is Annona muricata, soursop or guananbaba.  It grows in the parts of Central and Southern America and has for the longest time been utilized to heal people in those regions.  The roots, bark, leaves, and fruits of this plant were mainly used as herbal sedatives, but the traditional healers increased its use to include the treatment of diseases such as arthritis, liver problems, fevers, asthma, heart complaints, parasites in the human body, and diarrhea. Read more about here.

Graviola or fresh soursop is a green, irregular shaped and mildly spiked fruit that contains a creamy white pulp and black seeds inside.  It has a delicious tropical flavor and is eaten fresh or made into shakes, smoothies, and other foods or beverages.  The leaves and the barks of the wild soursop trees are dried to make Graviola tea or boiled to extract its medicinal compounds.

The first modern clinical research on the plant was done in 1976.  The tests involved the examination of Graviola extracts on the cancerous cells of a pancreas, prostate, and lung and the outcome as the elimination of those cancerous cells.  The tests were carried out in test tubes and were not concluded because they were not done on humans or animals.  The reaction of the Graviola extract on the cancerous cells was seen to be ten thousand times better than that of Adriamycin, a common chemotherapy drug. Check this website about cancer.

During the test, the Graviola plant did not affect any other parts of the specimen used except the cancerous cells.  This made it stand out because many cancer drugs used usually deteriorate even the condition of the healthy cells in a human being.  It was preferred over chemotherapy as well because it chemo causes hair loss and nausea in cancer patients, something inexistent with Graviola.  Graviola is still under trial to ensure its safety on humans before use, but it is very promising and the possibility of a cure for cancer is really exciting.

The other fruit that has medicinal value is in the same class as Graviola and is known as Annona squamosal, custard apple or sweetsop.  It is known to tackle health conditions such as cancer, malaria, diabetes, hyperglycemia, and parasites.  However, sweetsop does not have properties that help to deal with diarrhea, anxiety, and wounds like graviola.  It is particularly strong with anti-diabetes properties and it controls diabetes in pregnant mother to restrain the chances of birth with defects.


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