Papaya leaves are one of the best natural remedies for dengue fever, but scientists have discovered that they could cure cancer as well. The leaves are rich in a special compound called papain, as well as alkaloids and phenolic compounds. These compounds can assist the digestion of proteins in the body and have been known to treat numerous digestive problems. Papaya leaves contain a special alkaloid known as carpaine which has chemo-protective effects.

Here are the main health benefits of papaya leaves:

Support the liver
The leaves have been found to treat different liver problems such as cirrhosis, liver cancer and jaundice.

Blood platelet production
Papaya leaves stimulate blood platelet production, which is especially important when you’re ill.

Support the digestive system
The leaves are rich in amylase, chymopapain, protese and papain, which will support your digestive system. Papaya juice has often been used as a natural remedy against numerous digestive problems -the juice can soothe the irritation in the stomach lining and reduce colon irritation caused by IBS.

Prevent diseases and conditions
Papaya juice is rich in acetogenin, a compound whichcan strengthen your immune system and prevent the development of malaria, dengue fever and cancer.

Regulates menstruation
Drinking papaya juice regularly can reduce PMS symptoms and balance your menstrual cycle.

Soothes inflammation
Papaya juice has powerful anti-inflammatory properties that can relieve inflammation in your body and prevent further problems.

Boosts the energy levels
Drinking papaya juice every day will boost your energy levels and fight fatigue.

Reduces the blood sugar levels
Papaya juice can reduce insulin sensitivity in your blood and control your blood sugar levels, which is very helpful in case of diabetes. The juice also contains anti-cancer agents and can reduce the side-effects of diabetes such as fatty liver and kidney disease.

Protects the cardiovascular health
The leaves contain antioxidants that will boost your immune system and protect your cardiovascular system from harm.

Here’s how to prepare papaya leaves juice:

Mix a handful of papaya leaves to obtain the juice, then pour it in a glass bottle and store it in the fridge for 4-5 days. We suggest mixing the juice with some other fruit juice as the taste can be pretty strong.

To prepare papaya leaves tea, boil 10 leaves in 2 liters of water, then let the mixture cool down before straining and drinking a cup. You can keep the papaya tea in the fridge for 5 days, but drinking a fresh cup is always the best.

Besides papaya juice and tea, you can consume papaya leaves in the form of a capsule or tincture supplement.
Source: http://superhealthypage.com



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Papaya leaves are one of the best natural remedies for dengue fever, but scientists have discovered that they could cure cancer as well. The leaves are rich in a special compound called papain, as well as alkaloids and phenolic compounds. These compounds can assist the digestion of proteins in...