Friday, June 3, 2011

Soursop (Sirsak)

Soursop (Sirsak)
(Annona muricata, Linn. (Latin))

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Soursop (Annona muricata) in the form of plant or potion that trunked small size and low key. Oval-shaped leaves rather thick and the upper surface of a smooth dark green is the color of the bottom has a younger.
This plant can grow in any place. But to obtain the fruit of many and large, most balk then planted in the area where the land is enough to contain water. In Indonesia, soursop grow well in areas that have a height of less than 1000 meters above sea level. Soursop name itself actually comes from the Dutch language Zuurzak more or less means the acid sac. Soursop fruit ripe taste more sour than sweet. The best breeding soursop is through grafting and will produce fruit at the age of 4 years after planting.

Local Name:
NAME OF REGION: Soursop (Indonesia) Nangka Sabrang , Nangka Landa (Java) Nangka Walanda, Sirsak (Sunda) Nangka buris (Madura), Srikaya Jawa (Bali) Deureuyan belanda (Aceh) Durio ulondro (Nias) Durian batawi (Minangkabau) Jambu landa ( Lampung) Langelo Walanda (Gorontalo) Sirikaya balanda (Bugis and Ujungpandang) Wakano (Nusa Laut) Naka Walanda (Ternate) Naka (Flores) Ai ata malai (East) 

Soursop (Annona muricata) in every 100 gram containing the calorific value of 65 calories, 1 gram protein, 0.3 grams fat, 16.3 grams carbohydrate, 14 milligrams calcium, phosphorus 27 milligrams, 0.6 milligrams iron, vitamin A 10 SI, vitamin B, 0.07 milligrams, 20 milligrams of vitamin C and 81.7 percent of water substance. In addition, in the fixation and leaf stalks contain elements of tannin, phytosterol, ca-oxalate alakaloid murisine clan. 

Curable Disease:
Hemorrhoid, pain bladder urine, Baby diarrhea, waist pain, ulcers 

Efficacy and benefits for treatment:

Ingredients: soursop fruit that is ripe;
Method: squeezed to take water as much as 1 cup;
How to use: drink 2 times a day, morning and afternoon.

Urine Bladder Pain
Ingredients: half-ripe fruit soursop, sugar and salt to taste;
How to make: all ingredients are cooked made compote;
How to use: commonly eaten, and performed regularly every day for 1 week in a row.

Infant Diarrhea
Ingredients: fruit-ripe soursop;
Method: soursop fruit is squeezed and filtered to take water;
How to use: drinking from diarrhea in infants between 2-3 tablespoons.

 Anyang-anyangen (kecing but little and often painful)
Ingredients: half-ripe soursop and sugar to taste;
Method: soursop peeled and boiled with sugar, together with 2 cups of water; How to use: filtered and drunk.

Ingredients: 20 sheets of soursop leaf;
Method: boiled with 5 cups water to boil down to 3 cups;
How to use: drink 1 a day 3 / 4 cup.

Ingredients: soursop leaves are still young enough;

Method: finely ground and added 1 / 2 tablespoons water, stirring until evenly;
How to use: affixed to the boil.


  1. Does the leaf of this plant help with Cancer. A woman brought some leafs and said to drink like a tea, but I didn't hear how it helps with cancer patients.

  2. Yes, I have heard it cures cancer (by the will of Allah) as well.