Companies that are into pharmaceuticals are getting wealthy every day because the pace at which people use drugs in our communities daily is something else. Meanwhile, some sicknesses can be treated by simple home remedies, but because we are into the computer age, we fail to understand the utility of plants and fruits around us. When we talk of natural ways of controlling health problems, we mostly think of 'neem tree', basil, dandelion, 'aloe Vera', and mint leaves among many others. But papaya leaves and their fruit has medicinal properties in them. Although it might be difficult to consume the leaves directly, it is advisable to consume them in the form of juice by blending them.
Pawpaw, also known as papaya is among the natural products that provide us with notable health benefits. It can be used as raw material for the production of herbal products. It can also be used in treating clinical illnesses. Pawpaw leaves can be used as juice or tea and any of them will give you the necessary health benefits. Read this article to know how I used papaya leaf to prepare juice and the effective health benefits I derived after that.
How I Prepared The Pawpaw Juice
• I took a maximum of 5 to 10 fresh and tender papaya leaves, of course, depending on the quantity of juice I wanted to get.
• I then Washed them under running water for some time.
• Next, I put the leaves in a juicer jar or blender and blend thoroughly to a degree of viscosity, then Strain the mixture using a clean cloth or a sieve.
• My juice was now ready for me to drink. I even refrigerated some, so you can also refrigerate the remaining to use later.
What Are Some Of The Health Benefits I derived? Let Me Tell You Some
1. My Dengue Fever Was Controlled.
The greatest important health benefit of pawpaw is that pawpaw leaves juice is commonly noticed as a natural way of curing dengue fever. The leaves contain combined nutrients and organic compounds which aids in increasing blood platelet count. So after taking this juice for some time, I noticed a positive change in my dengue fever.
Pawpaw leaves also have a high level of vitamin C which also arouse or stimulate the immune system. And since Dengue fever is caused by Aedes mosquitoes, it can cause skin rash which if left untreated. So after taking the juice, I realized my skin has become very smooth and free from all rashes. You can also treat this sickness by getting your pawpaw leaf and making tea or juice out of it. Drink the tea regularly for some days till you notice some changes.
2. Effective Digestion Process.
The presence of enzymes papain and chymopapain in pawpaw help in the digestion process, prevent constipation, and also cleans the colon. So you can imagine how I had free bowels after consuming this healthful juice.
Another nutrient called 'Papain' is also found in pawpaw juice which is helpful in healing and preventing stomach ulcers. The enzymes called Protease and amylase that are found in papayas leaves help break down proteins, carbs, and minerals thereby speeding up digestion. After drinking the pawpaw juice, the inflammation in my stomach and colon was reduced. The juice can also cure peptic ulcers by killing bacteria H.Pylori due to its antimicrobial properties, so try drinking it regularly too.
3. My Cholesterol Level Was Reduced
Pawpaw is rich in fiber, vitamin C, and antioxidants which prevent cholesterol buildup in the arteries that can serve as a blockage of the arteries causing a heart attack. Taking pawpaw juice will prevent this to occur and make building up of cholesterol impossible to block your arteries. Papaya leaf juice purifies your blood by lowering cholesterol levels. This reduces cholesterol level and further minimizes lipid peroxidation, and the liver is protected from all kinds of free radical-induced inflammatory diseases, such as cirrhosis and jaundice. At a point in time, my cholesterol levels were getting high, but after taking the juice, I checked again and realized everything was back to normal.
4. My Blood Sugar Levels Was Reduced.
The juice extracted from pawpaw leaves can work magnificently for diabetic patients as well as it also controls the amount of insulin, which regulates or checks blood sugar content in the body. That is how come this juice was able to help me maintain a balanced sugar level in my blood. Also, the antioxidants present in it helped me to bring down the repercussion complications of diabetes which could have lead to kidney damage, and fatty liver.
5.Menstrual Pain Was Reduced To Zero
My ladies, are you a victim of agonizing menstrual cramps and lower abdominal pain during your menstrual cycle? I used to be a victim myself. But now thanks to this juice, I am free from this pain.
Aw dear, you can also try Papaya leaf juice to ease the menstrual flow and reduce the pain. Drinking this juice also brings down premenstrual syndrome or stress. Its effective healing properties balance hormones and regulate menstruation cycles. You can prepare the tea by taking one green pawpaw leaf, a small amount of salt and tamarind then mix all in a glass of water and boil it. This juice will kill all the pains one time for you. Also, remember not to take any surgery substances during this process.
6. I Gained Quality Eye Care
The presence of vitamin A and flavonoids like beta carotene, cryptoxanthin, Lutein, and zeaxanthin keeps the mucous membrane in the eye healthy by preventing it from damaging. The vitamin A found in pawpaw helps in preventing the development of age-related macular degeneration. So, my eyesight began to get better over time.
7. My Cancer Risks Was Reduced
Juice made from pawpaw leaves is a great anti-cancer because of this compound, acetogenin that is in it. According to research, the enzymes in papaya leaf can fight liver, lungs, pancreatic, and breast cancer. The anti-inflammatory properties of papaya leaf could also help lower inflammation and chemotherapy side effects.
Since the juice is bitter, you can add some juice or flavor to it for easy consumption likewise you can also take it like that.
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