"Full of Vitamin C, Regulates Blood Sugar, Full of Bioavailable Iron and Copper for Anemia, Helps with Detoxing, Improves Probiotics, Helps Lower Blood Pressure, Great for the Skin, Anti-aging and more"
This is a luscious tasting and super sweet fruit that grows on a shrub that grows in the American Tropics. And new science is now showing that this fruit has many health benefits. And this fruit is not the same as Soursop fruit... that's a whole different tree.
Where it Grows - This s Caribbean, Florida, Hawaii, Polynesia, Mexico, Australia, Africa, Central and South America, and other places in the world such as Asian, India, Indonesia, and many other places.
Other Names - Also called in Latin - Annona squamosa, and other common names are Custard Apple, Sugar-Apple, Annon and many other names.
Small Tree - This shrub is also a small tree that grows to be about 20 feet tall.
Taste - This fruit reminds me of custard and it is very sweet, and it's creamy and has a cream or white color inside... really delicious.
Full of Vitamin C - Vitamin C is one of the most powerful antioxidants that we have and this fruit contains lots of wonderful healing antioxidants that help to prevent and heal DNA damage.
Helps with Arthritis - Sweetsop leaf tea is also great for inflammation and helping with arthritis and joint pain.
Making Sweetsop Leaf Tea - Take 3 or 4 leaves and place them in a cup of boiling water and let steep for 15 minutes and drink... drink 3 or 4 times a day for no more than 7 to 10 days.
Treating Diarrhea - Eating the unripe fruit heals diarrhea and helps with indigestion. Also, a tea made of the bark of the tree helps with diarrhea.
Great for the Heart - Sweetsop is full of Vitamin B-6 that helps to lower homocysteine which creates inflammation in the body. Also, contains a good amount of potassium for strong heart contractions and to regulate water in the body. And helps to regulate blood pressure by not allowing it to get too high.
Sweetsop Leaf Tea for Opening Up Heart Vessels - Making a tea of the leaves opens up blood vessels and helps to prevent heart attacks and strokes. But changing our diet to a Whole-Foods Plant-Based Diet like Dr. Haider's Diet is the best way.
Creates Lots of Energy - Sweetsop contains lots of good carbs that give us sustained energy to get us up and going and keep us moving. Thus it also helps with weakness, being tired, and feeling week...also great for the elderly.
Great Looking Hair - Sweetsop contains lots of vitamins and minerals that are important for great looking hair. Also, the fruit can be blended and used in combination with your shampoo for lustrous vibrant looking hair.
Important for Asthma and Bronchitis - Because this luscious fruit contains lots of Vitamin C and keeps all membranes healthy and also the lining of the lungs and bronchi... thus helping to prevent asthma.
Contains - This fruit contains carbs, protein, Vitamin A, B-Vitamins, Vitamin C, Iron, Copper, Magnesium, Zinc, Calcium, Potassium, Phosphorus and more.
Contains Tryptophan - This chemical helps us to sleep well and soundly.
Sweetsop Contains Lysine - Lysine helps with insulin resistance, anxiety, boosts up our immune system, and helps to lower blood pressure.
Great for Pregnant Women - Full of folate this fruit works wonders to prevent birth defects and create healthy babies with all those vitamins and minerals.
Important for Good Digestion - This fruit contains lots of fiber for good digestion and elimination and also helps to detox the GI tract and thus helps to prevent digestive challenges. Helps with constipation, heartburn, gastritis, and even helps to prevent ulcers.
Detoxing for the Whole Body - Sweetsop also helps to detox the GI tract and our blood and helps the liver to remove toxins from the body. And the fruit is wonderful for the liver and helps the liver to function correctly and detox our whole system.
Helps to Prevent Cancer - The fruit contains acetogenin and alkaloids that help prevent the growth of cancer tumors. And the bark made into a tea contains astringents and tannins that help to treat cancer tumors and kill cancer cells in laboratory studies.
Creates Youthful Skin - Sweetsop helps the body to produce collagen and thus helps to prevent wrinkles and keeps our skin elastic. Also, it contains that keep the skin from having age spots and brown spots by melanin from clustering together... and slows the aging process... pretty amazing!
Helps to Lower Cholesterol - Containing lots of soluble and insoluble fiber and also niacin this sweet treat helps to lower LDL or bad cholesterol.
Lots of Great Fiber for Probiotic Growth - This wonderful fruit contains lots of fiber that help to create a good environment for the growth of probiotics in our gut thus we boost up our immune system.
Promotes Strong Healthy Bones - Sweetsop contains calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus which help to build strong resilient bones and prevent osteoporosis.
Healing Skin Wounds - The leaves can be juiced and that juice dabbed on a wound to prevent infection.
The Fruit Helps Regulate Blood Sugar - This fruit also contains lots of wonderful fiber that helps to regulate blood sugar... keeping it stable and not allowing blood sugar spikes.
Sweetsop Leaf Tea Helps Lower Blood Sugar - Taking 3 or 4 leaves and boiling them in 3 cups of water for 15 minutes then drink 2 or 3 cups daily to lower and regulate blood sugar... this is commonly used in Ayurvedic Medicine in India.
Culinary Uses for Sweetsop - This wonderful fruit can be made into smoothies, ice cream, sorbets, drinks, candy, pies, custards, and deserts of all kinds... just wonderful and super sweet.
Dose - This is food so there is no real dose enjoy as much as you like... but always eat anything in moderation.
Finding - You can find Sweetsop at Asian and East Indian Markets and in lots of great markets that contain tropical fruits... and I have seen them at health foods stores that have fresh fruit... and Whole Foods and many other places. And you can find the seeds on amazon.com and eBay.com
Enjoy Sweetsop Fruit and Leaves - They are Very Healing!
Many Blessings to Everyone
Dr. Paul Haider - Master Herbalist
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