People usually eat the papaya and throw out the seeds, but if they knew how many health benefits they have, they would not do that. The seeds of papaya can cure a lot of diseases and conditions like worms, gut problems, and Dengue fever.
Health benefits of the papaya seeds:
The nutrient content of the papaya seeds has the ability to cure liver cirrhosis – you just have to grind 5-6 papaya seeds, as well as mix them with a fruit juice or food. Then, repeat the procedure for a month, and you are going to successfully detox your liver.
The seeds of papaya can prevent renal failure, as well as improve the function of your kidney.
The seeds of papaya have powerful anti-inflammatory properties that can relieve arthritis, as well as redness, joint pain, and other inflammatory conditions.
Anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties
The seeds of papaya can fight off viral infections like Dengue and Typhoid and can eliminate harmful bacteria like E. Coli, Staph, and Salmonella.
The seeds of papaya are a great anti-cancer agent that can inhibit cancer cells growth, and contain isothiocyanate, which is a compound that can help you defeat leukemia, as well as colon, breast, prostate and lung cancer.
The seeds of papaya contain an alkaloid called Carpaine, which can kill ameba parasite and intestinal worms too. It can also help metabolize proteins.
A natural contraceptive
There are studies claiming that papaya seeds have a contraceptive effect on males and do not have any adverse side effects. However, the tests are still in progress.
The seeds of papaya are rich in the papain enzyme that can help women to get pregnant and can improve protein digestion in the body.
To reduce the production of sperm, men should eat a teaspoon of papaya seeds every day for three months period. However, you should also know that the effects are temporary and your fertility is going to get back to normal after stopping the treatment.
How to eat papaya seeds?
Take the papaya seeds of papaya crushed, ground or raw in some milk, fruit juice or salad dressing.
Side-effects and warnings
Pregnant women and women that are breastfeeding should not consume papaya seeds. Before giving them to your children, you have to consult with your doctor first.
How to make papaya juice?
You should first take a couple of papaya leaves, wash them, as well as cut them into small pieces. After that, pound and squeeze the pulp through a cloth, and drink two tablespoons of the juice every day.
Source: Healthy Food Choices