Soursop Fruit…a natural cancer fighter

January 02, 2013

Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide and according to WHO accounted for 7.6 million deaths. About nine million people are newly diagnosed each year. The dilemma is that fifty percent of these belong to the developing world where only 5% of the total world resources are available. Pakistan has the highest ratio of breast cancer patients in Asia as around 40,000 women die every year due to this fatal disease. Necessary cost is very high for healing it, but all is not without risk. The effects of chemotherapy are very haunting in all cancer patients. Over time are running, and many are asking “how to cure cancer”, the researchers have discovered a cure for cancer is that is very natural and without side effects.


Cancer can be a costly illness. It can take a toll on your health, your emotions, your time, your relationships and your wallet. A novel study has proved that Soursop fruit is astonishing cancer cell killer and 10,000 times stronger than Chemotherapy. It efficiently targets and kills malignant cells in 12 types of cancer, including colon, breast, prostate, lung and pancreatic cancer. Unlike chemotherapy, the compound extracted from sour sop selectively hunts down and kills only cancer cells not harms healthy cells. Sour sop (Annona muricata) is a broadleaf, flowering, evergreen tree native to Mexico, Cuba and Brazil. Also called Prickly Apple Pear in English, Guanabana in Spanish and Graviola in Brazil. The tree grows quickly, often producing its first crop within 3–5 years from seedling. The fruit is heart-shaped to oval, ranging in size from a few inches to over 1 foot in length. Often the fruit is lopsided, possibly due to poor pollination. The fruit is reported to weigh as much as 15 pounds. Sub acidic to sweet in taste pulp is white that is eaten out of hand or more commonly used to make fruit drinks, sorbets and ice cream. Once harvested, the fruit softens in 4–7 days and has a shelf life of another 3–5 days. There are commercial plantings in the Philippines, Mexico and South America. Nutritionally, the fruit is high in carbohydrates, particularly fructose. The fruit also contains significant amounts of vitamin C, vitamin B1, and vitamin B2.

Soursop is completely natural and definitely has no side effects in cancer cure. Its use in cancer patients boost energy and improve outlook of life. Research at National Cancer Institute UK has proved Soursop leaves and stems are very successful in attacking and destroying malignant cells. Besides being a cancer remedy, sour sop is a broad spectrum antimicrobial agent for both bacterial and fungal infections, lowers high blood pressure and is used for depression, stress and nervous disorders. The juice of the ripe fruit is diuretic and a remedy for haematuria and arthritis. Taken when fasting, it is believed to relieve liver ailments and leprosy. Sour sop is versatile and amazing medicinal tree, with all the parts of it having important uses in cancer cure.

Many people died in vain when billion-dollar drug makers concealed the secrets of the miraculous fruit soursop. Studies are being done by leading medical institutes, universities and pharmaceutical companies on the healing properties of soursop against cancers. However, according to medical community further research is needed to be sure. As a result, they still need to conduct more research to prove that leaf of sour sop is really able to cure cancer. Sour sop is readily available for sale through the internet. They are sold as in form of capsules or powder which one takes up to four times a day. This anti cancer fruit is now available in Karachi at Aghaz super store do Talwar Clifton. It can also be imported from Malaysia or Dubai. Growers’ package of similar-sized fruits for delivery to wholesalers is available at cost from $2.00 to $3.50 per pound. Various studies have also been performed to treat cancer to be more efficient. But all of it aims at one thing, that’s how to cure cancer with natural and efficient manner.


By Naseem Sharif
Research Officer, Horticultural Research Institute
Ayub Agriculture Research Institute (AARI) Faisalabad.


Courtesy: Zarai Media Team


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