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This Fruit Fights Cancer Is Still Hidden By The Pharmaceutical Industry

Let's face it, nature is very generous and it never ceases to surprise us and to marvel us with its food and its benefits on our he...

This Fruit Fights Cancer

Let's face it, nature is very generous and it never ceases to surprise us and to marvel us with its food and its benefits on our health. Guanabana, also known as corossol, is one of them.

This fruit has been used since forever, for its anti-cancer virtues and its very beneficial effects for our body. Guanabana is rich in vitamins, fiber and other nutrients that make it an excellent remedy for unsuspected medicinal properties. That is why many pharmaceutical companies are interested.

Guanabana is a well-known fruit in the four corners of the world, which is why it is given different names according to the different countries and regions. In Europe and Africa, it is known as "Corossol", in Brazil "Graviola", on the island of Reunion "Sapotille", in the United Kingdom "Soursop", in Spain "Guanabana" and in Vietnam "Mang-cau". Discover all the benefits of this food, through this article.

Guanabana, the fruit with multiple virtues

This fruit with a sweet and tangy taste, can exceed five kilos and measure up to thirty centimeters. It is surrounded by a green bark containing thorns and its pulpy flesh is white but contains black seeds that are indigestible. Guanabana is very rich in carbohydrates, fiber, minerals and vitamin C, which facilitates the absorption of iron. Here are some reasons that will push you to plant it in your garden.

Thanks to its amino acids, vitamins and minerals, Guanabana is an excellent natural therapeutic ally. It helps to fight against various pathologies and inconveniences such as stress, insomnia, depression and nervous disorders. Guanabana is an antibacterial, an antifungal, and a stimulant for the heart. It also helps cleanse the liver and the whole body with its diuretic properties and balances blood sugar levels. This fruit can also be used to facilitate intestinal transit and digestion.

Guanabana has become famous for its anti-cancer effects including its preventive powers against cancer of the intestines, breast, liver, ovaries and lungs. In 1976, the National Cancer Institute conducted an initial study on the anti-cancer properties of Guanabana, and had passed the test. The leaves of this fruit are very effective in neutralizing malignant cells in the body. Another study, carried out by the Catholic University of South Korea, supports this study. Guanabana leaves are able to neutralize cancer cells at the colon without affecting healthy cells, unlike chemotherapy. Other studies have also shown that these leaves can prevent and combat prostate, pancreas and lung cancer.

Guanabana leaves, eaten as an infusion can fight all these types of cancer, they also promote digestion, relieve diarrhea and help fight insomnia and stress. These leaves, infused in warm water, can be used as a dressing to relieve burns. But it is still important to consume this fruit in moderation, because it can alter the intestinal flora.

Caution :

Pregnant and nursing women can not consume this fruit. People with circulatory disorders are also affected.

Recipe for a juice based on Guanabana:

  • 1 Guanabana
  • 1 freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon organic maple syrup
  • Water


Cut the Guanabana in half and try to remove all the black seeds. Then mix the pulp with a little water (if the juice is very thick) then pass the mixture in a fine strainer. Then add lemon juice and maple syrup and mix well. Serve it fresh.