Papaya leaf is verified to show cancer slowing properties. A study conducted by the University of Florida has shown the impact of papaya leaf extract on lab-grown tumors and found out the extract’s ability to slow the growth of cancerous tumor without the negative side effects of chemo. There were 10 different types of cancer including cervix, breast, liver, lung and pancreatic cancers that were exposed to papaya leaf extract. It slowed the growth of the tumors in every single case, and the larger the dose of the papaya, the stronger the anticancer effects.
Papaya leaf extract and TH1-type cytokines
TH1-type cytokines are hormonal messengers which are responsible for the biological effects of the immune system. The extract of papaya leaf actually boosts the production of such molecule and gives stronger as well as healthier immune system.
This is what the leaf extract may do as well:
Reduce blood sugar levels;
Help with nausea and constipation;
Prevents cataract formation;
Supports cardiovascular and gastrointestinal health;
Revitalizes the human body through maintaining energy and vitality.
Papaya leaf extract and dengue
Brea- bone fever or dengue fever is a mosquito-borne tropical disease which is caused by the dengue virus and is appropriated by fever, headache, muscle and joint pain, and measles-like skin rash. Some of the causes can develop into life-threatening dengue hemorrhagic fever or dengue shock syndrome with very slow blood platelets. An important compound from the papaya leaves named papain and chymopapain can help in increasing and normalizing blood platelets. The extract can be used to effectively treat dengue fever.
Include papaya leaf extract in your next juicing session
The extract is sold as a supplement and may add it into your juice. The extract tastes bitterly, but if you add it in a fruit juice, the taste will be masked. If you want to use it, please consult a doctor to make sure that it does not conflict with any other medications you take. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, then do not consume it.
Even though the leaf extract displays some promising results, there are further studies which have to be done to check the benefits of this liquid.