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Other Names:

Ababaya, Tree Melon, Fruit Bomb, Lechosa, Mama, Mamen, Zapote.

The fruit of the papaya is one of the most popular tree among all products of America. It is not strange because it receives so many different names.

Habitat: original of Mexico and spread of tropical America, Africa and Asia.

Description: Tree dioecious 4 to 6 meters in height, of the family of caricáceas. The trunk is cylindrical, with no branches, and its top born fruits and leaves. The trees of male flowers do not bear fruit.

Used parts: latex, leaves and fruit.

Properties and indications: latex and leaves of papaya contains papain, an enzyme capable of proteolytic hydrolyze proteins, releasing amino acids that make up. The papain acting in a manner similar to pepsin and trypsin, enzymes in the gastric and pancreatic juice. Papain also form part of various pharmaceutical preparations. It is used in orthopedic surgery to dissolve the core of the intervertebral disc in case of disk herniation.

Both the latex such as leaves, they agree to those suffering from lack of digestive juices, often due to gastritis or chronic pancreatitis. By worming their effect, are also very useful against intestinal parasites, including tapeworms.

Papaya, fruit, is rich in vitamins A and C and barely contains papaína though, tones digestion and normalize the functioning of the intestine. The consumption of papayas is highly recommended in cases of colitis (including ulcerative) chronic constipation and irritable colon.

Usage: latex is obtained by doing incisions on the fruits on the trunk. They take 10 to 20 grams. mixed with honey and hot water after each meal, followed by a strong laxative effect if you search your worming. In infusion prepared with 30 grams. leaves per liter, take 3 cups daily.

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