Never heard of benefits of Papaya Seeds? But researchers have found that Papaya Seeds are packed with anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic and analgesic effects that offer health benefits from curing stomach pain to infections to diseases such as dengue, typhoid.
Nutrihealthline.com lists six surprising health benefits of Papaya Seeds..
1. Liver Protectant
Papaya Seeds contain vital nutrients that act as an effective treatment for liver cirrhosis. Crush five dried papaya seeds in a pepper grinder. Mix them with fresh lime juice. Drink this papaya seed treatment twice a day for a month. This powerful natural remedy will show an effective improvement in the cirrhosis sufferers. However, we advise you to consult your doctors before following the remedy
2. Treats Infections, food-poisoning
Papaya Seeds can kill bacteria and treats the food poisoning cases, due to its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Studies have shown that Papaya seeds are effective in treating E coli, Salmonella, Staph and other dangerous bacterial infections. Papain in these seeds can increase the ‘good’ bacteria and treat the digestive issues and health problems.
3. Fights Cancer, Slows Tumor
The seeds of papaya contain unique compounds isothiocyanate which inhibits growth of cancer cells. Papaya Seeds fight against colon, breast, lung, leukemia and prostate cancer. Papaya seeds are packed with immunomodulatory compounds that can slow down the tumor growth. It also aids in lowering the cholesterol and in turn preventing from heart-attacks.
4. Reduces Kidney Diseases
A study conducted by University of Karachi found that Papaya Seeds can be included in diet to treat kidney diseases and to prevent renal failure. The seeds extract prevents kidneys from the toxin-induced kidney failure.
5. Kills Parasites
Papaya Seeds contains alkaloid “Carpaine” compounds which aid in killing the parasites including intestinal worms and ameba parasites. Consuming Papaya Seed juice for seven days continuously in the morning have shown to reduce the parasites by 75% among the children.
6. Natural Contraceptive
Papaya Seeds work as natural contraceptives among men and women. Unlike the over-the-counter contraceptives, these papaya seeds will not give any side-effects. From ancient ages, Men and Women have been traditionally using Papaya seeds as a form of birth control and in preventing pregnancies.