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Soursop ,Mullu Seetha Pazham, Mullatha , Mullu Chakka ,Hanuman Phal or Lakshman Phal 2Kg

Soursop ,Mullu Seetha Pazham, Mullatha , Mullu Chakka ,Hanuman Phal or Lakshman Phal 2Kg

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 Common Names: Soursop

Pack Size: 2 Kg + (up to 2.300Kg)

The botanical name of soursoap is Annona muricata. Soursop is the common English name and it is called Mullu Seetha Pazham in Tamil, Mullatha | Mullu Chakka in Malayalam, Hanuman Phal | Lakshman Phal in Hindi, Guanabana in Spanish and Guyabano in Phillipines.

Soursop is an exotic fruit known for its distinct tart and sweet flavor. It contains several essential vitamins and minerals to provide nourishment, including Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and magnesium. Enjoy this special treat all year round! is Annona muricata

 

Soursop Nutrition

100 grams contains around 16 grams of carbohydrates, 13 grams of sugar, 3 grams of fibre, .3 grams of fat and 1 gram of protein. The fruit is rich in vitamin b1, vitamin b2, niacin, vitamin B5, vitamin b6, folate, choline and vitamin c. It is rich in minerals like magnesium, phosphorus, iron and potassium!

Soursop Medicinal Uses & Health Benefits

1. Anti Cancer Properties

The leaf, seed, twigs, stem and fruit have anticancer properties. AGE along with other extracts have been proven to be effective against breast, ovarian, cervical, glioma, skin cancer, stomach, melanoma, hepatic, pancreatic, renal, leukaemia, bladder and prostate cancer cells !

2. Anti Arthritic Properties

Another important medicinal use of soursop leaves is reducing arthritic pain. In a study, ethanolic extract of soursop leaves reduced the pain and inflammation in dose-dependent manner after two weeks. This is due to the powerful anti inflammatory properties present

3. Anticonvulsant Properties

In Africa, soursop leaf extract is used to control fever and convulsive seizures. This traditional use has been proven through research now, 100 to 300 mg of extract per kg has been shown to decrease the occurrence of convulsions.

4. Anti Diabetic Properties

Traditionally  soursop leaf extract has been used to bring down high blood sugar levels. In a clinical study done on mice, methanol extract of the leaves for two weeks significantly reduced the blood glucose concentration from 21 to 4 mmol/L. This is due to the antioxidant properties and the protective effects of the extract against pancreatic beta cells.

5. Reduces High Cholesterol and Blood Pressure

The water extract of the leaves helps bring down high blood pressure and you can read the study that supports this claim here. The extract also helps decrease serum total cholesterol, LDL and triglycerides so it is very good for people suffering from high cholesterol levels.

6. Antioxidant & Wound Healing properties

It is very important that we consume antioxidant foods as it helps reduce oxidative stress which is the major reason for premature ageing. Almost all parts of soursop has significant antioxidant properties. Because of it’s antioxidant properties, the leaf extract also helps with faster wound healing.

7. Anti Parasitic Properties

Almost all parts of the plant have antiparasitic properties. Ethyl acetate extract of the leaves is effective against Leishmania species. Ethyl acetate extract of the pericarp is effective against L. braziliensis and L. panamensis. Methanol extract of the seeds is effective against L. donovani, L. mexicana and L. major. Methanol water extract of the seeds is effective against L. chagasi and water extract of the leaves is effective against H. contortus. Along with anti parasitic properties, they also have molluscicidal and insecticidal properties.

8. Antimalarial Properties

Malaria has affected millions of people worldwide. Malaria spreads rapidly so search for effective antiplasmodial ingredients is continuing and soursop extract is very promising. The leaf and stem extract is effective against many strains of plasmodium falciparum which cause malaria.

9. Liver Protective Properties

In African countries, soursop is used to treat jaundice. A study was done to determine the bilirubin lowering properties of water extract of soursop leaves. In the study, the level of bilirubin reduced almost close to normal levels after soursop leaf extract was given to jaundice induced rats. Hepatoprotective properties also was observed in rats who were given the extract after their liver was damaged with carbon tetra chloride.

10. Gastro Protective Properties

Both leaf extract and the fruit pulp is used to treat various stomach problems traditionally. Now it has been proven through research that leaf extract has anti ulcer properties, it is due to their protective effects against gastric wall mucosal damage. The fruit also has significant antidiarrheal properties and has been used for it for centuries.

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