Papaya seeds are usually thrown away but new research shows that these seeds have great health benefits. Papaya seeds are not only edible, small amounts of them in your diet can be surprisingly good for you.
Here are some of the main health benefits of papaya seeds:
The seeds of papaya contain high levels of proteolytic enzymes like papain which can help rid your body of parasites. In the same way that papain breaks down undigested protein waste in your food, it may also break down parasites and their eggs.
Whereas the papaya fruit helps metabolize proteins and makes the gastrointestinal tract an extremely hostile place for parasites to live and thrive. Studies have shown that children in Nigeria have got rid of parasites in their gut 75% of the times, by consuming Papaya Seed Juice for 7 days.
Papaya seeds contain vital nutrients that help heal cirrhosis of the liver. Take 5 or 6 dried papaya seeds and grind them up or crush them and take them with food or juice, especially lime juice, do this every day for 30 days. And some people have amazing results healing liver cirrhosis with Papaya Seeds.
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Eating just a small amount of fresh Papaya Seeds can detox the liver. Eat a small amount everyday.
At the University of Karachi they found that Papaya Seeds can be used for treating kidney disease and preventing renal failure and works especially great for poisoning related kidney disease.
You can eat papaya seeds by treating them as a supplement and eating them whole, or you could grind the seeds up and use them when you would usually use pepper since the two tastes are fairly similar.
There are GMO papayas and sprayed papayas so make sure to eat organic non-GMO papayas.