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Organic Papaya Leaf Tea by Buddah Teas is packaged in bleach free tea bags so that you can enjoy your tea without the headache of unwanted toxins.
Papaya leaves are rich in papain and chymopapain, which studies have demonstrated aid digestion, cleanse the colon and help to prevent constipation. There is also some evidence that papain can help to prevent stomach ulcers from developing.
Several studies on humans and animals have demonstrated that papaya leaves can enhance glucose sensitivity and reduce glucose levels making them a good choice for people with type 2 diabetes.
One study done on adults in Mauritius and published in 2012 found that a supplementary preparation made with papaya leaves helped to decrease certain bio-markers related to type 2 diabetes and also helped improve insulin sensitivity.
Researchers believe that the antioxidants found in papaya leaf are responsible for its effect on glucose levels. The same antioxidants may also have a positive effect on many of the complications brought on by diabetes including organ damage caused by oxidative stress. They may also help to accelerate wound healing which is often hindered in patients with diabetes.
Cold & Flu
You can use papaya leaves to make a tea that is suitable for preventing and treating colds, flu and fever. The antioxidants and nutrition found in the eaves can help to boost the body’s immune system helping to stave off these illnesses. According to experts, papaya leaves can help regenerate the platelets and white blood cells which help you to fight illness.
Papaya leaf tea or juice may help women to deal with the pain caused by menstruation as well as helping to ease menstrual flow. It may also help to balance the female hormones and to treat many of the symptoms of PMS.
Papaya leaves contain a number of compounds that can help keep your skin looking and feeling young and fresh. Papaya leaves contain as many as 50 amino acids including glucine, glutamate acid, tyrosine, tritophan and alanine. Many of these compounds are used by the cosmetic industry for beauty and skin products.
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