Herbal medicine uses soursop for pain, respiratory problems and fever. Many compounds in soursop may suppress inflammation and have antiviral and anti-parasitic properties. Soursop leaves heal skin areas that have been affected by ulcers and it provides health benefits to the skin. It is also capable of treating swollen feet and high blood pressure. Soursop is a major source of carbohydrates and contains vitamins B and C. It also has calcium, phosphorus and iron.