Papaya seeds are often thrown out after people finish eating papaya. This is because many of us are unaware of the health benefits that papaya seeds can provide us with. They can cure a number of diseases and conditions such as worms, gut problems and even Dengue fever.
Down below we have a list of the top health benefits of papaya seeds. Check them out:
Papaya seeds’ nutrient content can cure liver cirrhosis. Simply grind 5-6 papaya seeds and mix them with fruit juice or food. Repeating this procedure for a whole month will completely detoxify your liver.
Papaya seeds are incredible at preventing renal failure and improving kidney function.
Papaya seeds have potent anti-inflammatory properties which relieve redness, arthritis, joint pain and other inflammatory conditions.
Anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties
Papaya seeds fight off viral infections such as Typhoid and Dengue and can eliminate bacteria such as Salmonella, E. coli and Staph.
Papaya seeds are an incredible anti-cancer agent as they can inhibit cancer cell growth. They also contain a compound by the name of isothiocyanate which can treat colon, breast, lung cancer and leukemia.
Carpaine is an alkaloid present in papaya seeds which can kill ameba parasites and intestinal worms.
A natural contraceptive
The seeds can be used as natural contraceptive for both genders. They won’t cause any adverse side-effects.
Papaya seeds are packed with papain enzyme which can help women get pregnant and improve protein digestion.
To reduce sperm production, men are recommended to consume 1 teaspoon of papaya seeds on daily basis for 3 months.
How to eat papaya seeds
Papaya seeds can be taken grounded, crushed or raw in fruit juice, milk or salad dressing.
Warnings and Side-Effects of Consuming Papaya Seeds
Pregnant women should avoid consuming papaya seeds as it might cause breastfeeding complications. Before allowing children to consume papaya seeds, consult a doctor first.
Preparing Papaya Juice
Simply take a few papaya leaves, wash them well and cut them into pieces. Pound and squeeze the pulp through a piece of cloth, and drink 2 tablespoons of the juice on daily basis.