Can Graviola Plant Fight Cancer?
Even in ancient days, Graviola has already been recognized as a plant with medicinal properties. Studies today have proven that graviola is also beneficial as an alternative remedy for cancer. And they continue to explore the hidden healing power of this plant.
The active compounds and chemical in the graviola plant were shown to have anti-tumor properties which are selective against tumor cells. Aside from this, it has been shown that graviola has anticancerous, antitumours, and antiviral properties.
In recent studies, it has been shown that natural compounds in graviola have property to inhibit the enzyme processes that are present in cancerous cells. They are toxic for cancerous cells but not in healthy cells. Even the stem and leaves of the graviola plant were shown to have active toxic effects against cancer cells. Lung cancer, prostate cancer, breast tumor, liver cancer pancreatic cancer, colon and breast cancer cell lines are all affected by the toxic effect exhibited by the natural compounds in graviola. In ovarian, breast, cervical, bladder and skin cancer cell lines are also affected by the high toxicity of graviola’s natural compounds even in very low dosages.
Other properties of graviola compounds include antiparasitic, insecticidal and antimicrobial activities. The antioxidant potential of graviola leaves makes it an effective scavenger of free radicals.
Many cancers today are known to be related to nutritional and antioxidant deficiencies that result in a compromised immune system. This leads to the body’s inability to fight off free radicals that allow cells to mutate to cancer cells. Radiation or chemotherapy treatment may slow down cancer and allow remission, but the cancer is not eliminated and so it is not cured.
Mainstream medical establishments have not yet fully accepted findings and evidences of herbal medicines and nutritional therapies that are more effective in the fight against cancer for many reasons. It can be profit motivated since natural medicines are far less costly than chemotherapy. They also have suppressed evidence and findings of the benefits of the graviola plant in fighting cancer.
With graviola plant still being under investigation, it inspires us to know that more and more people in the world want to get hold of this great potential to treat our serious sicknesses. You can find graviola extracts, graviola powder, and other graviola supplements available in the market today that promotes optimal health and can be taken as a general health drink.
Someday, all these promising new findings that can benefit human health will get a fair hearing regardless of how profitable they are to drug companies and the medical industry. When that day comes, many of our cancer patients will appreciate the work that was poured towards finding a cure for cancer.