Soursop leaf is sourced from the tree that bears the prickly green fruit known as Soursop or Graviola. Our Soursop leaves are carefully harvested from the Soursop tree and naturally dried under the warm embrace of the St. Lucia sun.
Traditionally crafted as a tea, Soursop leaves are believed to possess medicinal properties that can aid in treating various health concerns.
Benefits of Soursop Leaf:
1. Skin Health: Soursop leaf may promote skin healing and is particularly beneficial for conditions like eczema and psoriasis. The leaves can be applied directly to alleviate discomfort from skin boils.
2. Immune Boost: Rich in nutrients, Soursop leaf can support the immune system, enhancing the body's ability to fend off infections.
3. Insomnia Aid: Soursop leaves are known for their sedative effects. Enjoying a cup of Soursop tea before bedtime can contribute to restful sleep.
4. Anti-Inflammatory Properties: With its anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic attributes, Soursop leaf tea may help relieve tensions, spasms, and reduce pain from injuries or exercise.
5. Constipation Relief: High in fiber, Soursop leaves, when consumed as tea regularly, may promote regular bowel movements and prevent constipation.
6. Stress and Anxiety Reduction: The consumption of Soursop leaves may stimulate the release of serotonin, promoting emotional well-being, peace, and relaxation.
7. Arthritis Support: Rich in phosphorus and calcium, Soursop leaf can contribute to bone strength and help alleviate joint pain due to its anti-inflammatory properties.
8. Diabetes Management: Soursop leaf is known to help lower blood sugar levels, making it beneficial for diabetes management (consult a medical professional, especially if on medication).
9. Circulation and Metabolism Boost: Soursop leaf tea supports healthy blood circulation and provides an extra boost to metabolism, potentially aiding in weight loss.
How to Prepare Soursop Leaf Tea:
1. Add 1 liter of cold water to a pot (preferably spring or distilled water).
2. Bring water to a boil.
3. Add 7-10 Soursop leaves to the pot and reduce heat.
4. Cover the pot and let it simmer for 10 – 15 minutes.
5. Turn off the heat, let it steep until cool enough to drink.
6. Strain the leaves to obtain the tea.
7. Pour into your teacup and savor the goodness.
8. Remaining tea can be stored in a sealable glass jar in the fridge for later use, enjoyed either cold as an iced tea or reheated.
9. Store leaves in a dark, dry place.
What does Soursop Leaf Tea Taste Like?
Soursop leaf tea offers a delightful fresh and fruity taste, accompanied by a fragrant aroma reminiscent of the inside of a freshly cut Soursop fruit.
100% Dried Soursop Leaf - Graviola Leaf
*Please note that the listed health benefits are subjective and should not replace medical advice. Nutritional benefits may vary, and it's advisable to consult with a medical professional before incorporating herbal remedies into your diet, especially if you are taking medication, pregnant, or breastfeeding.*