While in Herbal School, my instructor mentioned how Papaya (pawpaw) is the king of fruits. I wonder what makes him say that until I made a research and tried treating various ailments with the papaya. Then I realized how true it was and still is !
In Yorubic Medicine. pawpaw is known to be of the male and female gender , while the male has its medicinal purposes (The male can be used as contraceptive and the female to reverse it, when prepared in a way) the female species are the common ones they bear the fruit. Its tree, its bark, its latex, its fruit, and its seeds , are all medicinal.
The papaya has many health benefits and so does its (papaya) leaves, rich in healing compounds that can improve your health. They contain
Phytonutrients which can boost the rate of your blood flow because of its powerful antioxidant properties.
Benefit of Pawpaw.
Helps against Low Blood Platelets.
Helps prevent cancer
Protect against Arthritis
Cardiovascular health. These are just few of the benefit of Ripe papaya, the unripe has alot more benefit, the seeds of unripe pawpaw too, the leaves and the bark all has medicinal values.
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