Papaya: What It Can Do!

Papaya: What It Can Do!

The Magic of Carica papayaYears ago, I was aware that papaya fruit (pawpaw) was good for digestive problems, and helped with diabetes and its complications.  Then I became aware of papaya leaf as a skin healing herb when I was working as a nurse in Australia. Over those years, pawpaw ointment became widely used for skin problems. It was even recommended by doctors.  As were papaya leaf capsules. More recently, when I was in Thailand, I saw Dengue Fever successfully treated with papaya leaf juice. (The juice itself tastes horrible; tea is better). This was so exciting! Most people take months to recover from Dengue - if they recover. But the Thai people recover in days. Searching for the reason for papaya beating Dengue Fever, I found research that shows that papaya leaf greatly increases white blood cell count, and platelets -  and therefore, immunity, and clotting... amongst many other things. Wow. What potential!Today, the leaves of Carica papaya are being used worldwide...
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