Cancer can be treated by eating herbs or fruits. From many of these herbs, soursop has advantages over other fruit.
Soursop is known to prevent and also effective for treating some types of cancer. “For the soursop itself has been studied to treat colon cancer (colon), lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, and breast cancer (breast),” said Dr. Hardhi Pranata, SpS, as Chairman of the Association of Physicians Medical Herbs Indonesia.
Part soursop useful for cancer drugs are the stem, leaf, and also fruit or in juice form. The fruit can be eaten straight, made juice, or leaves are boiled and then the decoction drunk.
“Either way soursop drinks fruit juice or by boiling 9 soursop leaves and drinks the cooking water and then monitored the situation. Usually appetite will increase and the growth ofcancer cells is inhibited,” said dr Hardhi.
He also explained, soursop contain saponin compounds, polyphenols, as well as bioflavonoids that have antioxidant properties. Well, how to kill cancer cells by soursop is different with other herbs. Soursop just kills the cells or abnormal growth of specific cells such as free radicals existing cancer cells. But soursop does not destroy healthy cells.
Besides having good taste, soursop fruit also helps maintain health, prevent disease, and treat disease. This is because the soursop fruit can also reduce blood pressure, anti-parasite, a sedative that works to increase immunity and to overcome depression, arthritis, and also foruric acid.
“Consumption of soursop fruit again this should be encouraged so as not to become extinct because of the many benefits that can be obtained by eating this fruit,” said the doctor whopractices at the Gatot Subroto Army Hospital this.
For in Indonesia, the research on the efficacy of soursop and other medicinal plants will be done in the near future. In this study, Dharmais Cancer Hospital will cooperate with Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine PDHMI facilitated. In this research, a combination therapy of drugs and herbs.
“This cooperation MoU has been signed and is expected to begin in December already begun to do research in Indonesia,” added Dr. Hardhi.
He said that at Nanjing University, this combination therapy has been performed. Cancer patients there did not experience nausea, hair loss, weight loss, and could still walk around as usual.
Combination therapy is expected to reduce the side effects of standard cancer therapies that do, such as chemotherapy, radiation or surgery, and can reduce the amount of chemotherapythat should be done by the patient.
Plants and fruits that are known to have anti-cancer effects, such as:
1. Tomatoes are known to treat prostate cancer, by eating tomatoes that have been boiled.
2. Red pepper is known to prevent colon cancer if consumed in the long term.
3. Grape seed is also known to have anti-cancer compounds. Therefore, if you eat grapes, look who has the seeds and eat with the skin.
4. Red betel leaf is known as an anti-breast cancer by boiling.
5. Wild Ginger is known to have active substance cursil that is as anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer.
“Some medicinal plants in Indonesia contain anti-cancer drugs, such as sitotoksin who has the ability to kill and detecting cells that grow abnormally. The compounds in this plant can functionin the form of joint, but there is also a single,” he said.