Sour Sop Leaf


Sour Sop

Sour Sop is a tree that grows in tropical locations and produces brilliant large, heart fruits that are quite nutritious. The Leaves are the most beneficial parts of this tree. Sour sop leaves are rich in compounds such as protein, calcium, fructose, fat, vitamins A and B and also have strong medicinal properties. The leaves are commonly used to relieve stomach aches, fevers, pain and respiratory problems such as cough and asthma.

ACTIONS

Immunity Booster

Sour sop leaves are known to boost the immune system and help prevent infections in the body.

Lower Blood Pressure

Sour sop leaves are known to help regulate abnormally high levels of blood pressure (hypertension).

Anti-inflammatory

Is known to help reduce the inflammation and pain in the joints, muscles, or fibrous tissue, such as in rheumatoid arthritis.

Digestion

The leaves are known to both help relieve stomach aches, improve digestion and sense of appetite.

Parasite Treatment

Sour Sop is known to help treat parasitic infections, which can affect practically all living organisms, including plants and mammals.

Antioxidant

The leaves are known to hold strong antioxidant properties and is rumored to help prevent and cure cases of cancer. Antioxidants scavenge molecules in the body known as free radicals, which damage cell membranes, tamper with DNA, and even cause cell death. Antioxidants can fight free radicals and may reduce or even help prevent some of the damage they cause. Antioxidants are known to help prevent chronic disease and delay aging, thus also promoting longevity

Sedative 

Sour Sop leaves are known to help reduce pain and fevers.

Respiratory Health

Sour Sop leaves are known to relieve respiratory problems such as coughing and asthma. The respiratory system is a series of organs responsible for taking in oxygen and ridding the body of carbon dioxide. The primary organs of the respiratory system are the lungs, which carry out this exchange of gases as we breathe.

Skin Treatment

Sour Sop is commonly used to treat skin disorders such as eczema, eradicate head lice and heal skin eruptions.

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