We all know that papaya has great health benefits, but we actually don’t now enough about the health benefits of papaya leafs. They are rich in nutrients which are very good for our health and they are able to cure a lot of issues, from cancer to dengue fever.
According to a lot of studies, the leafs of papaya have many phytonutrients, which make the metabolism faster and the blood flow better. They also provide antioxidants, and they are actually good because of the papain, which is an alkaloid that is phenolic by nature.
The items that papaya leafs contain, papain and chymopapain, improve the digestion of proteins, and also solves some digestive issues like the bloated belly. But then the alkaloid carpaine is chemo-protection and it is prevention for cancer people.
Here are some of the benefits that papaya leaf has:
– Blood platelets
For some serious illnesses it is vital to keep this platelets on high level. The papaya juice that comes from the leafs, provides this very well.
– Healthy liver
The papaya leaf juice nourishes the liver and cures jaundice, liver cancer or cirrhosis as well.
– Less diseases
The papaya leafs have acetogenin that stops the dengue fever and cancer, as well as malaria. It also helps in strengthening the immune system and in the fight against bacteria and viruses.
– Better energy
The papaya leaf juice provides more energy and stamina, and also stops fatigue.
– Good digestion
We have already mentioned that because of the papaya leaf juice the digestion becomes better, and that happens because of the papain and chymopapain and the enzymes like protease and amylase.Proteins, fat and carbs are better broken down. The juice also has great benefits for those that have some problems with the digestion and some other issues. It is also able to stop belly inflammation and removes bad bacteria like h. pylori.
– No inflammation
The juice from papaya leafs is also anti – inflammatory and it soothes these conditions in the whole body.
– Leveling the inflammation
This juice also helps a lot in the period of PMS and it also controls the periods.
– Healthy heart and cardio system
The juice also has a lot of antioxidants and it boosts our immune system, in the same time making the vessels dilated and our heart healthy.
– Low blood sugar
The juice also has the responsibility to take care of the work and sensitivity of the insulin, as well as on the blood sugar and it prevents diabetes and fatty liver disease.
The homemade juice – How to prepare it?
First get a handful of papaya leafs and blend them very well. After it is mixed, put the juice into a bottle and store it in the fridge for 5 days. Also, you can mix the leafs with some fruits, for better taste and sip it slowly since it can have bitter taste.
Papaya leaf tea
In 2 liters water, put 10 medium size leafs of papaya. Boil them until the water gets reduced to ½. After that, let the tea to cool, strain it and sip it. You should always have this tea freshly made in case you can make juice and restore it in the fridge for 5 days.
Papaya leaf extract
In case that you can’t make this in your home, take a supplement of the papaya leaf like pills or tincture and make sure it is organic.