Most of us know about the effectiveness and health benefits of eating papaya. But what might most of the people are not known to, is that papaya seed are also very beneficial for health and eating papaya seeds can cure many dangerous diseases related to gut, liver, kidney, cancer and many other similar diseases. This article is dedicated to the importance and sharing the various health benefits of papaya seeds.
- Improves Liver Health:
Liver is one of the very important organ of human body. Healthy liver is the guarantee of healthy body. There are a lot of important nutrients in papaya seeds which are very good and useful for liver health.
Papaya seeds can be used in many ways, you can crush 7-8 papaya seeds and consume them with food or juice. Using small amount of papaya seeds regularly will detox your liver nicely and protect against liver disease.
- Improves Kidney Health:
Kidneys are another most important part of human body. If kidneys are functioning properly, person lives a healthy life. On the other hand, at worst case, kidney diseases can be life threatening. According to the scientists, papaya seeds can improve kidney health and protect against renal diseases.
Papaya seeds have another important attribute, having anti-inflammatory properties, they are effective in relieving joint pain, swelling and redness.
- Anti-bacterial and Anti-viral Properties:
In addition to their anti-inflammatory properties, papaya seeds also works as anti-bacterial and anti-viral. Certain harmful bacteria like E. coli, Staph and Salmonella, using small amount of papaya seeds is very effective against them. They are also very effective in curing different viral diseases like dengue, typhoid etc.
Just a small amount of papaya seeds is strong enough to destroy harmful bacteria like E. coli, Staph, and Salmonella. Also, they are effective in treating viral infections and can cure Dengue, Typhoid, and many other diseases.
Papaya seeds contain nutrients which can inhibit the growth of cancer cells and tumors. They are rich in isothiocyanate which can prevent leukemia, colon, lung, breast and prostate cancer.
An alkaloid named “carpaine” is present in papaya seeds. It is very effective against intestinal worms and parasites. In addition to that, papaya fruit improves the proteins metabolism and makes the digestive tract a very hostile for parasites to live there and thrive.
- Act as Contraceptive:
In addition to its above mentioned properties, it also acts as contraceptive for both men and women with zero side effects. Lots of men and women use papaya seeds and fruit for the purpose in Indian subcontinent and in various parts of Southeast Asia.
- Improves Digestion:
An enzyme named, papain is richly present in papaya and papaya seeds. It is extremely beneficial for proteins digestion as well as for improving the overall digestive system. Its use is also good for women who are trying to conceive.
You can consume them raw, crushed or ground in salad dressings, milk and honey. A juice of papaya leaves can also be made and used. Recipe for papaya juice is as follows:
- Take 2 papaya leaves
- Wash and cut them in smaller pieces
- Pound and squeeze the pulp through a filter cloth
- Only 2 tablespoons of juice can be squeezed out
- Take two tablespoons of the juice once a day
Women who are expecting should avoid using papaya seeds of green papaya. Also it has very strong anti-parasitic effects which might be too powerful for kids. You must consult your physician before giving them to your children.