Over centuries, people have discovered the beneficial properties of papaya fruits, and since then they have enjoyed their healthy and unique taste. This fruit is native to Mexico, and is considered to be exotic fruit, it has a pear-shaped shape, and is also called the Carica papaya or pawpaw.
This fruit can be used as a natural remedy, can effectively treat heart disease, hypertension, wounds, digestive problems, and even cancer. It is a rich source of many nutrients, such as vitamin C, carotene’s and flavonoids such as B-vitamins, pantothenic acid, folate and minerals such as potassium, copper and magnesium.
The seeds of this fruit are round and black, have a bitter and strong taste, and the flesh is orange with yellow or pink nuances. But, unfortunately, many people are not aware of how useful papaya seeds are in the fruit and throw them away.
The seed of fresh papaya fruit is filled with countless antioxidants, phenolic acid compounds and flavonoid compounds, which can easily inhibit abnormal tumors and canal cells and prevent damage from free radicals.
The seed also contains isothiocyanates, which can also treat prostate, lung, breast, colon cancer and leukemia.
- Antiviral and antibacterial properties
You can prevent viral infections, Salmonella, and E coli using papaya seeds.
- Protects the kidneys
You can prevent renal insufficiency and improve renal function, papaya seeds.
- Regulate your blood pressure
Pepper seeds have an ingredient called carpaine that can reduce diastolic and systolic high blood pressure.
- Treat inflammation
The papaya seeds contain one of the strongest anti-inflammatory properties, so calming arthritis pain, gout and asthma, but this is mainly due to the enzymes that contain them, such as chymopapain and papain. Seeds are able to prevent common diseases and calm back pain.
- Improve your vision
With papaya seed you can provide enormous amounts of nutrients needed for a healthy vision, regenerate the cells and treat eye disorders. They can be used as natural remedies for eye diseases, such as cataracts.
- Eliminate worms and parasites
The papaya seeds contain proteolytic enzymes, which are why they are able to break the unwanted protein from the food you consume, eliminating intestinal parasites and their eggs.
Another health benefits of papaya seeds:
- Improve Digestion
- Relieve Menstrual Pain
- Liver Protection
- Strengthen Bones
- Treat Acne
- Prevent Aging
- Natural Contraceptive
How to use papaya seeds?
If you want to take advantage of the benefits of the papaya seeds, you can add them to almost every meal, or you can consume them with raw fruits.
You can also use a crash or mortar to sprinkle them, then use a dehydrator or place them in the sun, then grind them and use that powder to add it to your salads, shakes, soup. Make sure to put only 1 tablespoon of powder.
You will only start with 1 tablespoon on a daily basis, but as time passes, you can gradually increase your powder dose, but be careful because the taste is strong. Avoid seeds during pregnancy and breast-feeding.