Guanabana (Soursop) Leaf 30g – Loose Leaf Tea – Herbal Tea ★ General Strenghening Herb

£4.95 -36%

Directions:
Add approximately 1-2 tablespoons of herb to 1 liter of mineral water in a stainless steel pan (no non-stick). Bring the water to the boil and let to steep for 5-10 minutes depending on required taste. Repeat and reuse the herb over the next 2 days, up to another 2-4 times. Subsequent brews may get slightly stronger before weaker as all the plants compounds release.

Ingredients:
Pure Loose Leaf Tea – Herbal Tea Made Simple
*Grown without the use of chemicals.

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Popular as a cancer prevention remedy although important to remember that to date no significant science backs this claim up to a consequential cure. However various studies show anti-cancer properties and results. *Check Scientifically Studied Medicinal Effects for more information.

Not only are the leaves medicinal but the fruit that the tree offers is popular, with a pineapple aroma and flavour crossed between sour strawberries and apples, along with a banana cream undertone.

In general Soursop tea appears to boost the immune system, help with inflammation and be rich in antioxidants. Working as an all-around nutritious health aid.

Dosage and Preparation

Bring 700ml filtered water in a stainless steel pan to a boil.

2 tablespoons of the leaf nd let steep for 10 minutes. Roots can be left in the pan and reused 2-3 times over 2 days, with strength increasing as the leaves break down.

Names

  • Soursop
  • Graviola
  • Guyabano
  • Guanábana
  • Sirsak
  • Catuche
  • Graviola
  • Custard apple
  • Paw paw
  • Corossolier
  • Anón

Scientifically Studied Medicinal Effects

  • Anti-inflammatory PMID: 29973884 PMID: 25133801
  • Chemopreventive Anticancer PMID: 29973884 PMID: 31659754 PMID: 30151067 PMID: 26184167 PMID: 29462271 PMID: 34337375
  • Dental Health PMID: 28050493
  • Anti-microbial PMID: 28050493
  • Candida PMID: 28050493
  • Hepatoprotective PMID: 31659754
  • Anti-ulcerative PMID: 31659754
  • Antinociceptive PMID: 31659754
  • Antidiabetic PMID: 26184167
  • Antimalarial PMID: 26184167
  • Antiparasitic PMID: 26184167
  • Anti-arthritic PMID: 26184167
  • Anticonvulsant PMID: 26184167

Medicinal Component

  • Annonamine
  • Phytosterols
  • Tannins
  • Flavonoids

Indigenous Historical Uses

  • Digestive remedy
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Anti-carcinogenic properties
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Blood pressure
  • Antibacterial
  • Insomnia
  • Pain
  • Hypertension
  • Inflammation
  • Fever
  • Coughs
  • Asthma,
  • Nervous disorders
  • Blood glucose lowering effects,

Side Effects

Avoid during pregnancy.

History

Historically a tree of great interest where the leaves, bark, seeds and fruits are used. Fruits are a delicious and nutritious food eaten regularly in the tropical Americas and Caribbean. The remainder is used for a variety of ailments as natural medicine.

Habitat

Natively found in the American and Caribbean tropical regions. Requires humidity and nighttime/winter temperatures above 5 degrees. Has been regrown throughout the world in tropical and subtropical regions. Thrives below 1200m.

Appearance

A small vertical tree that can grow up to 10m. Young branches are hairy.

Oblong to oval leaves, that can be up to 8-16cm long and 3-7cm wide, dark glossy green with minute hairs on the back. Stalks are 4-13mm with no hairs.

Flower stalks are 2-5 millimetres and woody, growing 15-20 millimetres when flowering and becoming dense with hairs.

Petals are thick green/yellow, approximately 2.5-3cm.

Dark green, prickly fruits, up to 30 centimetres long. Firm texture. Juicy, aromatic white/creamy flesh.

Weight 55 g
Dimensions 15 × 2.5 × 22 cm
country-of-origin

Colombia

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