Health Benefits of Papaya

Papayas is a pear shaped tropical fruit and than be as long as 7 to 20 inches. This fruit is available in the market throughout the year, but most abundant during the summer.

Nutritive values : Per 100 gm.

  • Vitamin A : 1,750 I.U
  • Vitamin C : 56 mg.
  • Calcium : 20 mg.
  • Phosphorus : 16 mg.
  • Potassium : 470 mg.
  • Carbohydrates : 10 gm
  • Calories : 39
  • Also contains Vitamin E and K

Health Benefits of Papaya :

  • Papaya contains the digestive enzyme papain that is why it is valuable for aiding digestion.
  • The ripe fruit is easily digestible and prevents constipation.
  • It is shown in a study that this fruit when taken alone for 3 days has a beneficial tonic effect in the stomach and intestines.
  • Papaya juice helps in relieving infections of the colon and can help break down pus and mucus.
  • May help prevent cancer in organs and glands with epithelial tissue (ripe papaya).
  • Prevents nausea (includes morning sickness and motion sickness). Taken 230cc. Of papaya juice or pineapple juice.
  • Slices of green fruits rubbed over meat and boiled with tough meat, make the meat more tender.
  • The seeds are antihelmintic, for expelling worms and they are given with honey. Chew and swallow two teaspoonful of seeds after each principal meal (three times a day).

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