If you are looking for some healthy vegetable, leaf or any herb, in order to add it to your existing juice recipes or something entirely new to try, you will maybe want to include papaya leaf juice.
Since the people who eat papaya leaves are few, juicing it is a great way to take advantage of its great health benefits.
– The incredible nutrients that papaya leaves consist of
Based on some researches and studies, it has been found that the phytonutrient compounds found in papaya leaves act in synergy, in order to display a strong antioxidant and immune enhancing impact in the bloodstream. The papain, alkaloids and phenolic compounds are responsible for their positive biological effects.
The two biologically active compounds of papaya are the enzymes papain and chymopapain. They aid in the digestion of proteins and they are widely used in the treatment of indigestion, bloating, and some other digestive disorders. The alkaloid compounds carpaine, pseudocarpaine and dehydrocarpaine demonstrate chemo-preventive effects.
The pure isolated alkaloids and their synthetic derivatives are used as basic medicinal agents, as they have antispasmodic, analgesic, and bacterial properties. The phenolic compounds, caffeic acid, chlorogenic acid, quercetin and kaempferol exhibit potent antioxidant effect. The leaves of papaya are also high in minerals such as calcium, potassium, sodium, magnesium, iron and manganese.
– Health benefits of the papaya leaf juice
There are a lot of reasons why you may want and need to try the papaya leaf juice, and here we are going to show you just a short list of the amazing things that it can do:
Blood platelet production – it is extremely important to maintain a high number of blood platelets after a serious illness, especially with diseases such as dengue which cause blood platelets to drop to dangerously low levels.The Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine has discovered that the papaya leaf juice can significantly increase the blood platelet production.
Supports the liver – because of the very potent cleansing effect that the papaya leaf juice has for the liver it is the basic thing for healing many chronic disease, especially those of the liver, like jaundice, liver cirrhosis and liver cancer.
Prevents diseases – the juice of papaya leaves contains acetogenin which can be used for preventing many dangerous diseases, which include malaria, dengue, and cancer. It also supports the immunity and naturally fights viral and bacterial invaders in our body.
Boosts the energy levels – the papaya leaf juice, does such a good job of cleansing and healing that drinking it every day will help you in improving your energy levels, as well as help you to get started on the day more quickly. It can possibly be helpful for improving some chronic fatigue.
Supports the digestive system – the leaves of papaya contain papain, chymopapain, protease and amylase enzymes which are very helpful in properly breaking down proteins, carbs and helping with digestion.
People who suffer from digestive disorders may consume this healing juice and it will help them in regulating the digestive system. It is a very potent antimicrobial juice which can reduce inflammation of the stomach lining and heals peptic ulcers by killing harmful bacteria such as the H.Pylori bacteria. The process of healing may also reduce colon inflammation from inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).
Minimizes inflammation – the inflammation is a common side effect of illnesses and allergies. The anti – inflammatory properties that papaya leaf juice contains help in reducing inflammation and they can possibly reduce chemotherapy side effects.
Regulate menstruation disorders – drinking this juice may reduce PMS symptoms and possibly regulate menstruation cycles, as it has very strong and potent healing properties, which balance hormones.
Protects cardiovascular health – the powerful antioxidants that papaya leaf juice contains can boost the immunity, greatly improve blood circulation, dilate vessels and protect the heart health from stroke and diseases.
Naturally lowers blood sugar levels – the papaya leaf juice can improve insulin sensitivity which helps in regulating blood sugar levels. The high antioxidant content is also helpful in order to decrease the secondary complications of diabetes such as fatty liver, kidney damage and greatly reduces oxidative stress.