Papaya is very beneficial and delicious fruit. It is great for boosting your immune system and intestinal movement, due to it’s richness of vitamins, fiber, phosphorus, iron, calcium, papain, niacin, and thiamine.
Most of the people who eat papaya are removing it’s seeds. But, in fact they make a mistake. It’s found that papaya seeds have amazing health benefits!
Benefits of papaya seeds:
Papaya seeds are very good for your liver. Grind 5-6 Papaya seeds and mix them with food or juice, especially lime juice. It’s recommended to consume them at least 30 days. They can also helps in detoxing the liver and prevents from liver diseases.
Papaya seeds are extremely beneficial against diseases related to kidney poisoning.
They have anti-inflammatory properties, which makes them good to relieve arthritis, joint pain, swelling and redness.
Anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties
Papaya Seeds kills bacteria such as E. Coli, Staph, and Salmonella. Also, they prevent viral infections and helps in healing dengue, typhoid, and a number of other diseases.
Fight cancer cells
Isothiocyanate is an ingredient found in Papaya seeds, which works well for colon, lung, breast, leukemia and prostate cancer.
Carpaine is an alkaloid found in the Papaya seeds. It is very beneficial against intestinal worms and amoeba parasites. It create extremely unfriendly environment for creating of parasites in the digestive tract.
Unzipped papaya and it’s seeds contains the enzyme papain, which is extremely beneficial for protein digestion.
How to consume papaya seeds
You can eat them raw. They gives a strong bitter taste, similar to pepper.
You can also consume it crushed as a dressing in salad, with milk or honey.
Side effects and potential warnings:
Pregnant and breastfeeding women should avoid consuming green papaya and papaya seeds. They have powerful anti-parasitic effects which may be too strong for children.
In such a case, we suggest you to consult a doctor before you start consuming them.