Lakshman Phal: The Cancer Superfood You Need to Know About

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By Dr. Sandeep Benkal

Dr. Sandeep Benkal boasts a comprehensive fifteen-year background as an Ayurvedic doctor, with a particular specialization in skin conditions, arthritis, PCOS, and diabetes management.

BAMS, DND| 15+ Years of Experience

Lakshman Phal for cancer

Lakshman Phal – The best fruit for world’s worst disease called cancer!

 Ever heard of a fruit called as Graviola or Soursop? The well-known name of this fruit is Lakshman Phal. It is also known as Hanuman Phal. Quite like the name, this fruit is associated with powerful medicinal value, that seems like a divine intervention to the prayers of the suffering. 

Although this fruit is native to Brazil, it is widely grown in Southern India, thanks to its magical power. The scientific name of Lakshman Phal is Annona Muricata.

 A casual look at the fruit isn’t appealing at all. The green skin, with thorny  protrusions, could look ugly to the eye. But, this fleshy fruit, which is like a large strawberry in shape, looks like a custard apple with white flesh and black seeds inside. A scoup of this fruit tastes like eating strawberry and pineapple at the same time. The taste is delicious to say the least.

 Lakshman Phal – God’s gift to humanity:

 What makes Lakshman Phal a sought-after fruit is the nature given vitamins and nutrients that are present in this fruit in abundance. Soursop is extensively used in food industries for making ice-creams, candies, nectars, yoghurts, syrups, sherbets, and for making beverages. What’s more interesting to note is, beyond the pulp, the leaves, bark, roots, and seeds are also used in the making of traditional Ayurvedic medicines to treat various diseases.

Here are nutritional facts for 100 grams of Lakshman Phal:  

  • Water: 81.16 grams
  • Energy: 276 Kcal
  • Protein: 1 gram
  • Dietary Fibre: 3.3 grams
  • Calcium: 14 milligrams
  • Iron: 0.6 milligrams
  • Magnesium: 21 milligrams
  • Potassium: 278 milligrams
  • Phosphorus: 27 milligrams
  • Zinc: 1 milligrams
  • Vitamin: 20.6 milligrams of vitamin C and
  • Folate: 14 mcg

 Beyond the nutritional facts, Lakshman Phal is widely used in medicine as: anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-arthritic, antimicrobial, anticonvulsant, hepatoprotective and as antidiabetic properties.

 Oncology and Lakshman Phal:

 In the world of oncology, Lakshman Phal is looked upon as the nature’s gift in the treatment of chemotherapy. It is scientifically proven that this fruit helps in the treatment of about 17 different types of cancer cells. This fruit contains antioxidants such as acetogenins, quinolones and alkaloids, which have been directly associated with cancer prevention and reduction in tumour size. It is said that this fruit can protect against breast cancer, lung cancer, and pancreatic cancer.

 Amrith Noni-Canci-Care based on Lakshman Phal:


This is why, Amrith Noni has been formulating a specific tonic based on Lakshman Phal to help patients who are battling the deadly disease of cancer. Amrith Noni Canci-Care acts as an adjuvant therapy in the treatment of cancer and works excellently in patients who are undergoing chemotherapy.

 According to research done, Lakshman Phal plant contains about 212 phytochemicals, including alkaloids, megastigmans, flavonol triglycerides, phenolics, cyclopeptides, and essential oils.

 Amrith Noni Canci-Care consists of noni fruit extract, Lakshman phal fruit and leaf extract, kaanchanaara, bhumiamla, jeevanti, karpasa, kumuda, Lodra, musta, palasha, putrajeevaka, Shwetha sariva, shivlingi and other anti-cancerous and anti-tumor herbs. The molecules present in these herbs aids in suppressing cancer by performing functions like Apoptosis (Cancer cell death), anti-proliferative (suppressing cancer cell growth), by decreasing glucose supply to cancer cells (suppressing the ATP) and thus aids in better living.

Most of the herbs in this combination acts as best anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory to help in management of all kinds of cancers. The combination is designed in such a way to ensure one’s overall well-being and to reduce any unwanted extra growth in the body. It also acts as an adjuvant in cancer therapy by helping to reduce the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

Amrith Noni Canci-Care is prepared under the guidance of doctors and researchers, Amrith noni Canci-Care has undergone pre-clinical studies and has GMP and ISO certifications, and it is safe for human consumption.