For people of the past, the graviola plant is one of those plants that are useful due to its medicinal properties. Studies today have proven that graviola is also beneficial as an alternative remedy for cancer. Studies are continuously being conducted to get more information about the healing power of the graviola plant.
IN many studies, it has been shown that graviola contains many active compounds and chemicals that have healing properties including natural phytochemicals which has potent anti-tumor properties and exhibit selective toxic property against tumor cells. Aside from this, it has been shown that graviola has anticancerous, antitumours, and antiviral properties.
The natural compounds in graviola is found to be able to inhibit enzyme processesin cancerous cells. Their toxicity is only for cancerous cells and not in health cells. Even the stem and leaves of the graviola plant were shown to have active toxic effects against cancer cells. The selective toxic effect is exhibited by the natural compounds in graviola against different cancer cell lines including lung, prostate, breast tumor, liver cancer, pancreatic, colon and breast cell lines. 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 activites of graviola compounds include antiparasitic, insecticidal, and antimicrobial activities. Graviola leaves possess antioxidant potential and is an effective radical scavenger.
Cancer is present in a lot of people today because of deficiencies in nutrition and antioxidants which compromises the immune system. Cells in the body mutate to cancer cells if the immune system is not able to fight off free radicals that cause these. although chemotherapy can help slow down cancer and allow remissions, it is not really an effective cure to it.
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. Evidence has also been suppressed about the effectiveness of graviola to fight 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. Let us look forward to that day.