Benefits Of Paw Paw

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Did you know that a small papaya contains about 300% of the recommended daily amount of vitamin C?  But that’s not the mind-blowing stuff.  This super fruit has many many health and beauty benefits!

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Papaya Properties

·       High In Fiber – Papaya is a great source of dietary fibre aids digestion and imparts a beautiful glow to your skin from its enzymes.

·       Rich In Vitamins And Minerals – Papaya contains abundant amounts of vitamin C, a potent antioxidant. This fruit is also full of vitamin A and minerals like phosphorus, iron, potassium, copper, manganese, calcium, and magnesium. Vitamin A is required to maintain healthy vision while phosphorus is needed for good heart health.

·       Rich In Antioxidants – The antioxidants present in papaya may help to strengthen immunity and eliminate free radicals that are hazardous to your health.

 Papaya Beauty Benefits

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1.   Hydrates Skin

Papaya is a life-saver for those with dry skin.  The enzymes present in papaya can assist in treating dry and flaky skin and hydrate it.

2.  Clears Pigmentation

 Papaya has skin lightening properties that help clear blemishes and pigmentation.

 3. Heals scars, burns, and skin conditions

The enzyme papain in papaya exfoliates dead skin cells to cure skin impurities. Papaya can help prevent itching and redness and assist in the treatment of skin diseases like eczema and psoriasis.  Papaya seeds show significant antimicrobial activity that helps kill the bacteria in wounds and promotes faster healing.  The juice you get from green papayas is a wonderful natural remedy to prevent swelling and pus formation when applied to wounds.

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4. Adds Shine to Hair

Papaya can restore the life of your hair and make it soft and hydrated.  Due to its high vitamin A content, papaya promotes the production of sebum. Sebum is your body’s natural oil, and its production keeps your hair conditioned.

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