Fresh SourSop Leaves
Soursop is the fruit of Annona muricata, a broadleaf, flowering, evergreen tree. The exact origin is unknown; it is native to the tropical regions of the Americas and the Caribbean and is widely propagated. It is in the same genus, Annona, as cherimoya and is in the Annonaceae family. With aroma similar to pineapple, the flavor of the fruit has been described as a combination of strawberries and apple, and sour citrus flavor notes, contrasting with an underlying creamy texture reminiscent of coconut or banana.
Soursop leaves is an amazing gift of nature with myriads of potential that is beneficial to improve our health. The sweet flesh of the soursop fruit can be eaten on its own or used to make custard, juice, candies and ice cream. Soursop, commonly known as Graviola, guabanana, or Brazilian paw paw, is a tropical fruit that has been used as an herbal treatment for stomach ailments and fever.
The impressive health benefits of soursop include its ability to kill parasites, improve respiratory conditions, offer sedative qualities, reduce the risk of certain kinds of cancer, boost the immune system, soothe the stomach, and relieve pain.