Health Benefits of Eating Pawpaw

Pawpaw assists in maintaining healthy skinPawpaw picture 2

The nutrients in Pawpaw help prevent acne and other skin infections by opening the pores of the skin. Pawpaw are often used in face packs.

Fresh pawpaw has the ability to dissolve dead skin cells leaving the skin perfectly glowing.

It is protective against skin infections and assists in healing wounds too…heard of the famous pawpaw ointment?


Assists digestion

Papayas contain digestive enzymes that assist in the digestion of proteins. The enzyme that helps in digestion is mostly found in the unripe fruit.

It is full of digestive supplements and is also used in chewing gums. So next time your stomach is upset, cheer it up with a papaya.


Increases appetite

Blended pawpaw leaves in lukewarm water assist with increasing appetite.


Aids menstrual pain

The nutrients of pawpaw leaves combined with tamarind, salt and water assist with relieving menstrual pain.


Wound healing

Pawpaw contains fibrin, which assists in the formation of new tissue and blood clotting assisting wounds to heal.


Assists with maintaining digestive healthPapaw tree picture

Pawpaw seeds contain anti-amoebic and anti-parasitic properties and assist with the treatment of indigestion, constipation, acid reflux, irritable bowel syndrome and gastric ulcers.


Cancer fighting properties

The beta carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin and crytoxanthin found in Pawpaw act as antioxidants and beneficial in the treatment of cancers.


Cardiac protection

The potassium within fresh papaw assists with the regulation of body fluids, blood pressure and sodium/potassium balance.

Nutrient properties assist in the prevention of cardiac disease.


Malaria protective

Tea made from papaya leaves are said to provide protection against malaria.


Known to be natural medicine

Papayas assist with curing many diseases, infections and maintain good health.

Papaya seeds also show different health benefits. The seeds also kill ringworms inside your stomach.Papaw tree picture 2

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