6 Incredible Benefits of Papaya Leaf
With the recent report that there have been 30 deaths in Thailand this year from Dengue Fever – the fastest-growing mosquito-borne viral infection in the world – more awareness is needed for the medicinal properties of papaya leaf. Here are 6 amazing benefits of papaya leaves:
1. Cures Dengue Fevers
Papaya leaf contains essential bioactive compounds like papain, chymopapain and carocain that boost the platelet count and reduce infection during dengue fever.
2. Antimalarial Properties
Experiments suggest thatpapaya leaf extract can effectively treat malaria. It contains plasmodiastatic properties that indirectly control malarial fever.
3. Helps Digestion
Rich in papain, chymopapain, and essential fibre, papayaleaves can improve digestive system and control issues like bloating, heartburn, constipation and bowel movement.
4. Protects Your Liver
Just as papaya, papayaleaf also acts as a potent cleansing agent for the liver, thereby healing many chronic liver diseases, jaundice and liver cirrhosis.
5. Helpful in Diabetes
The enzymes found inpapaya leaves regulate the production of insulin and maintain sugar level in your bloodstream. Also, the antioxidants help to prevent organs from the adverse effects of diabetes.
Due to the presence of polyphenols, saponins, and alkaloids that are natural analgesics and antinociceptive agents,papaya leaves exhibit powerful anti-inflammatory effects.