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A study in the University of Florida has discovered that the papaya leaf extract can show cancer slowing properties. The properties in the leaf have the abilities to slow down the growth of cancer cells without having the negative effects that the chemotherapy has. The study was conducted on 10 types of cancer including cervix, breast, liver, lung and pancreatic cancer. Every case showed that the papaya leaf extract and the right dose of it can have strong anticancer effects.

Papaya leaf extract and TH1- type cytokines

They are hormonal messengers that are responsible for the immune system. To make the immune system better and to produce the molecules that the system needs to be stronger and healthier it needs the extract papaya leaf.

Here is a list where you can find out how the papaya leaf extract can help:

  • Reduce blood sugar levels
  • against nausea and constipation
  • alleviates inflammation
  • prevent the formation of cataracts
  • support cardiovascular and gastrointestinal health
  • maintain energy and vitality

The Dengue and the papaya leaf extract connection

Brea bone fever is known as the dengue fever and it comes from a mosquito borne tropical disease that is causing the dengue virus bringing fever, headaches, muscle and joint pain, measles like skin rash. Usually is not life threatening but it may give a dengue shock syndrome that can slow down the blood platelets and hemorrhagic fever. The papain and chymopapain found in the papaya leaf can normalize these platelets and increase them if necessary.

Include the papaya leaf extract in the juice

This extract can be added in your juice, and this way you can hide the bitter taste from it. It is always best to consult your doctor prior making any changes in your diet especially if you are taking some medications. Pregnant woman and those who are breastfeeding shouldn’t consume it.

Further studies are still conducted about the benefits from the papaya leaf extract but so far it only shows best results.