Most people only know few about the amazing health benefits of papayas. Papaya fruit is known to be delicious, but papaya leaves contain a powerful healing compound that is very important for treating various types of disease, infections and even types of cancers.
Papaya is considered one of the healthiest fruit in the world, and it is no wonder papaya was reputably called the “fruit of the angels” by Christopher Colombus.
Knowing it’s delicious taste most of us didn’t know what health benefits it could give us and what are those illness can we treat by the help of this amazing fruits. So here are the few health benefits of papayas.
Indigestion and Heartburn – Papaya leaves are a great way to use for getting rid of invading bacteria that commonly cause of stomach upset. Papaya leaves contain karpain which eliminates bacteria, and it contains a high amount of papain, amylase enzyme, and protease enzyme which help to breaks down proteins, carbs, and sooth the GI tract that helps with acidic reflux.
Papaya leaves also decrease the inflammation of the stomach lining and cure gastric ulcers by killing H. pylori bacteria. Drinking papaya tea every day can also help you soothes colon inflammations from IBS and other inflammatory bowel diseases.
Anti-Aging – Papaya Leaf also contains 50 or more different amino acids such as threonine, glutamate acid, glycine, valine, leucine, phenylalanine, lysine, tryptophan, cysteine, histidine, tyrosine, alanine, proline, aspartate, and more… and some of these agents are used in cosmetics for creating young healthy looking skin, and have been used as anti-aging compounds.
Laxative – Papaya Leaves made into a strong tea also work well as a good laxative for those who suffering from constipation.
Skin Problems – Papaya Leaves can help with fungal infections of the skin, warts, scars… and get rid of freckles.
Menstrual Pain – Take 6 Papaya Leaves and boil them in a liter of water for 15 minutes. Then add any kind of juice that you like… let cool and drink one large glass 3 times a day.
Dengue Fever – Papaya Leaves made into a tea lower fevers and assist with colds, flues, and even dengue fever and some even call it a cure for dengue fever.
Acne Remedy – If you have acne then take dried Papaya Leaves and putting them in a blender with just enough water to make a paste. Then take the paste and used it as a mask, let it dry, and then wash it off.
Papayas for Cancer – Papaya leaves contains a milky sap that is essential to prevent and to kill various types of cancer cells because of its acetogenin. A study held in Japan showing that papaya leaves are very efficient and good alternative ways for those cancer patients who don’t want to undergo a chemotherapy or don’t have the financial capability to buy expensive drugs to fight cancer.
Many people already tried the healing power of papayas by extracting the tea out of its leave. Some patients extend their lives for more than 5 years, and some of them entirely cure their cancer because of the help of papayas.
Studies also conduct by The University of Florida showing that papa leaves contain agents that can stop the spread and totally kill types of cancer cells especially prostate, cervix, liver, breast and lung cancer. The more concentrated the tea the better the result and the good thing is there are no side effects.
Most recommended ways to use papaya as your alternative medication for various types of disease especially cancer is you must take 10 leaves, cut them up and start boiling them in a 1/2 gallon water. Let it cool for a while. The tea will keep in the frig for 2 days in a glass jar with a tight fitting lid. Drink as much as possible.
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