Carica papaya leaves have been used in folk medicine for centuries. In addition to the nutritional value of its fruit, the leaves of Carica papaya possess medicinal properties and are widely used in traditional medicines. Papaya leaves and their extracts are sold as dietary supplements to improve the immune system and platelet counts, and to prevent side effects of chemotherapy. Researches shows that papaya leaf extracts are anti microbial, anti fungal, improve platelet count, and reduce stomach damage caused by alcohol.

Carica papaya leaf extract could be used as an additional or as a complementary drug in acute febrile illness patients with thrombocytopenia; it accelerates thrombopoiesis. Leaves are used variously for the treatment of fever, pyrexia, diabetes, gonorrhea, syphilis, inflammation and as a dressing for septic wounds.



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Health benefits of Papaya Leaf:

  • Treats Dengue fever
  • Anti-malarial
  • Hepato protective
  • Improves Digestion
  • Lowers Blood Sugar Levels
  • Relieves Menstrual Pain
  • Helps Treat Skin Problems
  • Promotes Hair Growth

The leaves of papaya contain many active components like paper chymopapain, cystatin, tocopherol, ascorbic acid, flavonoids, cyanogenic-glycosides glucosinolates that can increase total antioxidant activity in blood and reduce lipid peroxidation level. The alkaloids, flavonoids, saponins, tannin and glycosides present in the leaves of papaya possess anti-inflammatory activity. Carica papaya leaves extract also found to have anti-bacterial, anti tumor, and immune-modulation activities.


Purified Standardized Papaya Leaf (Carica papaya) extract.


Recommended Daily: 1-2 servings 3 times a day after food or as advised

Scientific Reference

  • Gubler DJ. Dengue, urbanization and globalization: The unholy trinity of the 21st century. Trop Med Health. 2011;39(4 Suppl):3–11. [PMC free article] [PubMed] [Google Scholar]
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