Soursop Leaves 101

What are Soursop Leaves?

Soursop Leaves come from the Annona Muricata a broadleaf, flowering, evergreen tree (also called graviola in Portugese, guyabano in the Phillippines, and in Latin America, guanábana).  It is native to the tropical regions of Mexico, Peru, Brazil, Guatemala, and Ecuador being the main suppliers of the fruit.

The Soursop fruit with an aroma like Pineapple. It got its name because of the sweet and sour taste of its fruit.

Soursop Leaves are Rooted in Tradition:

The use of soursop leaves for spiritual purposes dates back centuries, with their earliest recorded use found in traditional Amazonian medicine. Indigenous people in this region have long employed soursop leaves for various spiritual practices, including:

  • Cleansing rituals, Soursop Leaves are considered to have cleansing properties, both physically and spiritually. Often used to cleanse the body and spirit of negative energy, toxins, and impurities.
  • Promoting Peace and Tranquility. The calming effect of soursop leaves is widely recognized. Frequently used to promoted inner peace, tranquility, and a sense of serenity. Also, used commonly during meditation.
  • Protective Amulets
  • And healing remedies

Their deep connection to the natural world led them to recognize the inherent spiritual power of Soursop Leaves.

What are the Benefits of Soursop Leaves?

Supports a Healthy IMMUNE SYSTEM

Soursop Leaves also help the body fight back against all types of immune threats, including viruses and everyday aging and inflammation, having Anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, anti-bacterial, and antiviral attributes. It’s also used as a treatment to help prevent and relieve cold and flu-like symptoms.


Soursop Leaves are a good source of antioxidants, which help the body repair cell damage and combat inflammation.


Do to its high fiber content, soursop may aid with proper digestion.

Helps in fighting INFECTIONS

Soursop Leaves are often used to treat infections (both bacterial and viral) that cause cold-like symptoms.

Soursop Leaves are rich in Vitamin A, C and iron. It has many healthy properties for example, it lowers blood pressure, strengthens your blood vessels, and lowers bad cholesterol in your body. It promotes gut health and acts as mild laxative for constipation. Due to its relaxing sensation helping with insomnia and getting significantly deeper sleep.