Health Benefits

• Papaya seeds and leaves are useful in treating intestinal worms found in the body.

• Papaya helps prevent constipation and also aid in digestion. Papaya contains the protein called papain which is a digestive enzyme that helps in natural digestion process.

• Papaya cleans the stomach and studies have shown that papaya alone eaten for 3 to 4 days has a highly beneficial tonic effect upon the stomach and intestines.

• Papaya juice helps in alleviating infections of the colon by clearing away the infection, pus and mucus. Regular consumption will help in improving the problem.

• Papaya is low in calories and high in nutritive value hence it is an excellent food for those on a diet. 100gms of papaya is just 32kcal

• Regular consumption of papaya helps to relieve morning sickness and nausea.

• Eating papaya is good for eyesight. So ladies, to reduce the risk of age related macular degeneration which is the primary cause of eyesight loss in old age to ensure that you have 3 serving daily.

• The highly concentrated potassium makes this fruit anti dote for hypertension. It keeps blood pressure in check and also good for improving mental alertness.papaya drink

• Papaya provides protection against heart disease like atherosclerosis. Being rich in antioxidants, the fruit prevents oxidation of cholesterol. Cholesterol as we all know, on oxidation gets accumulated on the blood vessels well and forms dangerous plaques. These plaques cause heart strokes and heart attack.

• Papaya has anti-inflammatory properties and anti-cancerous properties. The anti-inflammatory properties in papaya will help reduce pain for those suffering from arthritis, edema and osteoporosis.

• Papaya is very good for those who frequently suffer from cold, cough or flu because dietary intake of papaya boosts the immune system. The high concentration of Vitamin C and Vitamin A contained in papaya is very beneficial to strengthen the immune system.

• Raw papaya also helps in reducing menstrual irregularities for women. Papaya helps to ease the condition by promoting natural flow of menstruation.

• Despite being a sweet fruit, papaya is recommended to diabetic patients.

Beauty Benefits

Considering the properties that this fruit has, it’s not just good for consumption but can also be moved to your beauty shelf
• Papaya is very good for our skin. Since it contains enzymes like papain , on exfoliation, dead skin can be removed.

• The antioxidants prevent wrinkles and premature aging of skin, so youthful you

• Raw papaya when applied on face, helps us say bye-bye to pimples, blemishes and all those awful spots.

• A face pack made of ripe papaya and milk cream is recommended for people with dry skin.

• It protects our skin from ultraviolet radiation. Basically it acts as a natural sunscreen.

• It lightens the skin tone.


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