Wednesday, December 4, 2013



Papaya fruit first discovered by Christopher Columbus and he called the fruit as the fruit of the angels. Papaya introduced to world from Mexico. Papaw and pawpaw are other names for papaya.

Nutritional values with Papaya:

  • Papaya (unripe) + Sesame seed powder used for increasing milk in lactating mothers.
  • Papaya (unripe and boiled) paste used as ointment for curing testicle swelling.
  • Papaya flowers paste used as ointment for curing lice bite.
  • Papaya (unripe) curry will cure oedema.
  • Papaya (fully riped) will cure liver and spleen diseases when taken at night (3hrs after meals).
  • Papaya Leaves boiled in Castor oil used as bandage will give relief from pains and swellings.
  • Papaya milk + Ghee or coconut oil applied on skin will cure ringworm and scabies. 
  • Papaya leaves + Turmeric powder will cure filaria when applied on affected area.
  • Papaya will protect eyes because it contains good amounts of beta-carotene (3%) and vitamin-A (6%).
  • Papaya contains good amounts of vitamin-C (75%) which boosts immunity system and protects tooth.
  • Papaya fights against mouth sores. It contains Riboflavin (2%).
  • Papaya cures constipation, helps digestion, reduces cholesterol levels, purifies blood, and acts as anti- aging agent, controls acids in stomach.
  • Papaya fights against tuberculosis. This good fruit for people suffering from T.B. 
  • Papaya have enzyme called papain, which has ability to digest meat in quick time.
  • Papaya pieces are used tenderizing meat while cooking non-vegetarian dishes.
  • Papaya (dried) powder +salt when taken will increases skin texture.
  • Papaya seed powder + dry ginger + salt will cure all types of stomach disturbances and prevents loose motions (diarrhea).
  • Papaya seeds have anti-inflammatory properties it is used to cure stomach pains and fungal infections.
  • Papaya leaf tea used as ancient medicine to cure malaria but scientifically not authorized.
  • Papaya leaves contain Papin and Chymopapin enzymes which help revive platelet count and increase white blood cells to cure dengue fever. Take 2 table spoons of only leaf juice (without stem) per day.
  • Papaya (unripe) curry will cure piles.
  • Papaya leaf powder in boiled water will cure high fevers and reduce heart pain.
  • Papaya is very good for B.P, heart and diabetic patients.
  • Papaya root paste will cure kidney stones in 21 days.  
  • Papaya pulp can be used as face mask to improve color of skin.
  • Papaya + cucumber pulp when applied as face mask will give glow to skin.
  • Papaya seeds are anti-amoebic and anti-helminthic. Papaya Seeds can kill worms and parasites in stomach.
  • Papaya contains Vitamin-A (6%), lutein and zeaxanthin 89 μg, Thiamine (vit. B1) (2%), Riboflavin (vit. B2) (2%), Niacin (vit. B3) (2%), Pantothenic acid (B5) (4%), Vitamin B6 (3%), Folate (vit. B9)(10%),Vitamin C(75%),Vitamin E(2%),Vitamin K (2%),Calcium(2%),Iron(2%),Magnesium(6%),Manganese(2%),Phosphorus(1%),Potassium(4%),Sodium(1%),Zinc(1%),Lycopene-1828 µg.

Juices with Papaya:

  • Papaya milk + sugar cane juice will cure jaundice.
  • Papaya milk + honey will eliminate worms in stomach.
  • Papaya + cow milk will acts as wonderful tonic for people suffering from liver diseases. 
  • Papaya + Lemon + salt will give all round health benefits for body.

 Cautions with Papaya:

  • Papaya was used in ancient times for abortion. In England it is very popular for abortion. 
  • Don't consume large amounts of Papaya.
  • Papaya seeds have toxic substance called carpine which affects central nervous system. 
  • Papaya (unripe), papaya leaves also contain small amounts toxic substance called carpine.


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