From our list of ailments, see what Papaya Leaf can be used for:
Natural Remedies using Papaya Leaf
Allergic reactions including asthma possible (PH2). Not to be used during pregnancy (PH2). See accounts for papain in FNF and KOM. Papaya seeds can reverse sterility without affecting libido
Other little-known causes of anaemia are intestinal parasites or worms. Hookworm, pinworms, round worms and tapeworms feed on the blood supply as well as on the vitamins. Twenty-five hookworms can consume fifteen grams of blood every 24 hours; a tapeworm can cause acute shortage of vitamin B12. Symptoms of intestinal worms are itching at the rectum, restlessness at night with bad dreams, diarrhoea, foul breath, dark circles under the eyes and a constant desire for food. Garlic can help get rid of some types of intestinal parasites. Fresh papaya and grated raw carrot are also effective. After successful treatment for intestinal worms, perfect cleanliness should be observed to prevent recurrence.
The Benefit of using Papaya Leaf as a natural cure
Hyperthyroidism with goiter traced to the use of the isothiocyanates in mustard (APA). Delaneyite nitpickologists will doubtless clamber to put the same goitrogenic warning on all members of the mustard family as well as papaya, caper, and nasturtium.
Contraindications, Interactions, and Side Effects (Papaya) Class 1 (AHP). None known (WAM). ‘Hazards and/or side effects not known for proper therapeutic dosages (PH2). Admitting no risks for the leaf, Commission E disallows for lack of proof of efficacy (KOM). May interact with warfarin (PH2). There are reports of perforated esophagus following over ingestion of fruits (APA). Papain can cause severe stomach inflammation if taken internally, dermatosis externally.
Delaneyite nitpickologists will doubtless clamber to put the same goitrogenic warning on all members of the mustard family as well as papaya, caper, and nasturtium (JAD). In large doses, hard to get dietarily, indole-3-carbinol might stimulate breast cancer rather than prevent it because it does so at levels reasonably attainable through dietary consumption of crucifers (Brassicaceae).
Dosages (Papaya) 12 tsp dry leaf/cup water (APA); 13 tsp fruit juice (APA); 12 tbsp fresh fruit (PED); 1.53 g dry fruit (PED); 2.55 ml elixir of papaya (PNC); 2.55 ml glycerin of papain (PNC); 1050 mg papain (APA); ‘Papain may be effective in high doses (daily dose