Thursday, May 10, 2012

The Secrets of Guyabano (Soursop)

The leaves and the stems makes an excellent red tea...



Got this article about Guyabano for cancer by e-mail way back from a friend....this could be of help and the good news is that, the fruit is locally available in the Philippines...and I thought it exist only in the Philippines and have no Idea that it is also found in the Amazon Jungle ( well known for medicinal trees and herbs), but I believed all plants are medicinal in their own way, we call it GUYABANO also known as ATIS-KASTILA as our old would call it.

There is however no proven local studies done yet, but maybe true, for obvious reason no drug companies will conduct studies because they will be out of business and will not make money if this is really true. Anyhow I love the fruit, it is succulent and nutritious, being an anti-cancer is a bonus, I already tasted the Tea from leaves and bark/stems of Guyabano and it tastes good as well, just like the regular tea, it is deep red in color when boiled in water so very rich in Phytochemicals, Many are going crazy now with Guyabano, even the fruit vendors already know the "secret" so they increased the prices, a friend planted many in his farm, some supplement manufacturers capsulized them and some put them in their health products as ingredients. I actually observing many cancer patients consuming Guyabano, though I haven't seen anyone who get cured dramatically, many are improved and their cancer is somewhat tamed, but those still living a stressful life even drinking guyabano tea and eating the fruits, their cancer still progress just like my Architect friend who had ovarian cancer who drink the leaves and bark tea and guyabano fruit puree. So I guess, Guyabano alone doesn't really cure, it should be combined with other healing modalities, so don't be misguided and rely on Guyabano alone.


Mrs. Beth Cabangis, our host during a visit to Olongapo, PH, served this sweetest Guyabano I have tasted, ripened from the tree and fresh pick, when choosing guyabano, her tips is to choose the stretched shiny skin and no convolutions and with brownish tinge (effect of an exposure to sunlight), it will guarantee a sweet, juicy and delicious variety.


A Secret to a Natural Cancer Cure?

 I have some reservations on the source of the e-mail article and as a matter of fact doubt some lines in the article, the article gave new hope, a high hope and welcoming news for all cancer patients, since there is no harm in trying we might as well try it to find out, we could get other benefits anyway, Guyabano , as all fruits are very rich in anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals and fibers. It is just frustrating to know that it failed to some degree and expectations of  those who have high hope that it will cure their cancer, but it could be a supplement that could be use for nutritional support, just a word of advice, use the fresh fruit, fresh leaves and stems for tea if you can, not those in the market already that is dried, processed and capsulized. Below is the copy of the article, please read and you be the judge.

According to Dr. Isidro Sia of U.P. Institute of Herbal Medicine, Guyabano failed to a large degree in delivering the promises, and some business enterprises capitalized on the unverified facts without even doing further studies. My two cents is that there is no harm in trying and use it fresh as possible. To know more on this issue, please read my article on my encounter with Dr. Sia on the traditional healing practices in the Philippines.:

http://bridgetoselfhealing.blogspot.com/2013/02/on-filipino-herbal-medicine-and.html

-RCB

Guanabana Family:
Botanical Name: Annonaceae Annona muricata 

Guanabana is a small, upright evergreen tree that grows up to 6 meters in height, possesses large dark green and glossy leaves and produces a large heart - shaped edible fruit that is between 6 to 9 inches in size, green in color and white flesh. It is indigenous to most of the warmest tropical areas in South America including the Amazon. The fruit is sold in local markets in the tropics and is excellent for drinks, ice creams and even to be eaten directly.All parts of the Graviola tree are used in natural medicine including the bark, leaves, roots, fruit and fruit-seeds. 

The article that is circulating e-mails and social networks:

THE SOUR SOP (Guyabano)

The Sour Sop or the fruit from the graviola tree is a miraculous natural cancer cell killer 10,000 times stronger than Chemo .. Why are we not aware of this? Its because some big corporation want to make back their money spent on years of research by trying to make a synthetic version of it for sale. So, since you know it now you can help a friend in need by letting him know or just drink some sour sop juice yourself as a prevention from time to time. The taste is not bad afterall. Its completely natural and definitely has no side effects. If you have the space plant one in your garden. The other parts of the tree are also useful. The next time you have a fruit juice, ask for a sour sop. 

How many people died in vain while this billion-dollar drug maker concealed the secret of the miraculous Graviola tree? If there ever was a single example that makes it dramatically clear why the existence of Health Sciences Institute is so vital to Americans like you, it's the incredible story behind the Graviola tree. The truth is stunningly simple: Deep within the Amazon Rainforest grows a tree that could literally revolutionize what you, your doctor, and the rest of the world thinks about cancer treatment and chances of survival. The future has never looked more promising. Research shows that with extracts from this miraculous tree it now may be possible to.... Attack cancer safely and effectively with an all-natural therapy that does not cause extreme nausea, weight loss and hair loss. Protect your immune system and avoid deadly infections . Feel stronger and healthier throughout the course of the treatment. Boost your energy and improve your outlook on life The source of this information is just as stunning: It comes from one of America 's largest drug manufacturers, the fruit of over 20 laboratory tests conducted since the 1970's! What those tests revealed was nothing short of mind numbing... 

Extracts from the tree were shown to

Effectively target and kill malignant cells in 12 types of cancer, including colon, breast, prostate, lung and pancreatic cancer. 

The tree compounds proved to be up to 10,000 times stronger in slowing the growth of cancer cells than Adriamycin, a commonly used chemotherapeutic drug! 

What's more, unlike chemotherapy, the compound extracted from the Graviola tree selectivelyhunts down and kills only cancer cells. It does not harm healthy cells! The amazing anti-cancer properties of the Graviola tree have been extensively researched--so why haven't you heard anything about it? If Graviola extract is as half as promising as it appears to be--why doesn't every single oncologist at every major hospital insist on using it on all his or her patients? 

The spine-chilling answer illustrates just how easily our health--and for many, our very lives(!)--are controlled by money and power. 

Graviola--the plant that worked too well 

One of America 's biggest billion-dollar drug makers began a search for a cancer cure and their research centered on Graviola, a legendary healing tree from the Amazon Rainforest. 

Various parts of the Graviola tree--including the bark, leaves, roots, fruit and fruit-seeds--have been used for centuries by medicine men and native Indians in South America to treat heart disease, asthma, liver problems and arthritis. Going on very little documented scientific evidence, the company poured money and resources into testing the tree's anti-cancerous properties--and were shocked by the results. Graviola proved itself to be a cancer-killing dynamo. 

But that's where the Graviola story nearly ended. 

The company had one huge problem with the Graviola tree--it's completely natural, and so, under federal law, not patentable. There's no way to make serious profits from it. 

It turns out the drug company invested nearly seven years trying to synthesize two of the Graviola tree's most powerful anti-cancer ingredients. If they could isolate and produce man-made clones of what makes the Graviola so potent, they'd be able to patent it and make their money back. Alas, they hit a brick wall. The original simply could not be replicated. There was no way the company could protect its profits--or even make back the millions it poured into research. As the dream of huge profits evaporated, their testing on Graviola came to a screeching halt. Even worse, the company shelved the entire project and chose not to publish the findings of its research! Luckily, however, there was one scientist from the Graviola research team whose conscience wouldn't let him see such atrocity committed. Risking his career, he contacted a company that's dedicated to harvesting medical plants from the Amazon Rainforest and blew the whistle. 

Miracle unleashed 

When researchers at the Health Sciences Institute were alerted to the news of Graviola, they began tracking the research done on the cancer-killing tree.. Evidence of the astounding effectiveness of Graviola--and its shocking cover-up--came in fast and furious..........The National Cancer Institute performed the first scientific research in 1976. The results showed that Graviola's "leaves and stems were found effective in attacking and destroying malignant cells." Inexplicably, the results were published in an internal report and never released to the public... ....Since 1976, Graviola has proven to be an immensely potent cancer killer in 20 independent laboratory tests, yet no double-blind clinical trials--the typical benchmark mainstream doctors and journals use to judge a treatment's value--were ever initiated.......A study published in the Journal of Natural Products, following a recent study conducted at Catholic University of South Korea stated that one chemical in Graviola was found to selectively kill colon cancer cells at "10,000 times the potency of (the commonly used chemotherapy drug) Adriamycin........The most significant part of the Catholic University of South Korea report is that Graviola was shown to selectively target the cancer cells, leaving healthy cells untouched. Unlike chemotherapy, which indiscriminately targets all actively reproducing cells (such as stomach and hair cells), causing the often devastating side effects of nausea and hair loss in cancer patients. 

.....A study at Purdue University recently found that leaves from the Graviola tree killed cancer cells among six human cell lines and were especially effective against prostate, pancreatic and lung cancers... 

Seven years of silence broken--it's finally here! 

A limited supply of Graviola extract, grown and harvested by indigenous people in Brazil , is finally available in America . 

The full Graviola story--including where you can get it and how to use it--is included in Beyond Chemotherapy: New Cancer Killers, Safe as Mother's Milk, a Health Sciences Institute FREE special bonus report on natural substances that will effectively revolutionize the fight against cancer. 

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http://livelovefruit.com/2012/09/soursop-the-cancer-killer-we-never-knew-about/

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