Soursop is today’s Herb of the Week. Herb of The Week is a segment where we spotlight a specific herb or natural ingredient based on a theme for the month. We discuss the product, its benefits and best practices on how to use. Stay tuned and subscribe to our blog updates to get notified when we post a new herb or ingredient.
In this month of December we are focusing on herbs that support and boost your immune system and our featured herb is Soursop.
Soursop, is actually a fruit that is native to the Americas from the Graviola tree. The fruit is typically consumed as food or used to make certain custards and juices. The leaves and stem from the tree are traditionally used to make herbal medicine due to their potent healing powers.
Soursop is a superfood known for its high vitamin C and fiber content that may help to support and boost the immune system. The antioxidant value in soursop is said to aid the body’s defenses to fight off pathogens, viruses and other agents that can make you ill.
In fact, Soursop is said to be so potent that is often promoted as an anti cancer treatment or natural alternative to conventional cancer treatments. However it is always recommended to seek the advise of a physician when there is a preexisting condition in the body.
The primary healing benefits of Soursop includes
Supports and boosts the immune system
Its nutritional properties may help to counter inflammation in the body
It may be beneficial to regulate and balance blood sugar and blood pressure levels
At CHIOMA, we retail soursop in powder form due to its versatility and ease of use. The powder can be mixed into smoothies and other beverages or sprinkled into cereal and yogurt.
Due to the potency of soursop, it is best to use in moderate doses. The recommendation is 1-2 teaspoons of soursop powder 2-3 times a week and take breaks every 10 days for up to 30 days.
As always consult with a physician if you’re pregnant, have an existing condition or under 18 before starting any herbal remedies.
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