Papaya leaf juice is made from the leaves of the papaya plant as opposed to the fruit. Many people don’t realize that the leaves of the papaya plant have more nutrients than the fruit does. Papaya leaf juice is made from extracting the juice from the leaves. The leaves have a higher dose of vitamin C, plus lots of other vitamins, minerals and nutrients!
Here is a List of What you can Find in Papaya Leaf Juice:
- Vitamin E and Vitamin A
How to Make Papaya Leaf Juice!
First, you need to find papaya leaves! Check your local health food stores to find these. Also, you can check with farmers at farmer’s markets. If you can’t find fresh papaya leaves in your area, you can always order them dried online. Make sure the papaya leaves that you order are GMO-free!
After securing your papaya leaves, cut them up if they aren’t already and throw them into a saucepan with 2 liters of water. Bring them to a boil and let simmer for about 15 minutes.
Then, strain the juice into a glass pitcher or juice container.
How To Use Papaya Leaf Juice!
Okay, so papaya leaf juice is pretty bitter! Start slow and work up to drinking a glass several times a day. If you can’t stomach the taste of plain papaya leaf juice, try adding it to a fruit or veggie smoothie!
Other Reasons You Should be Drinking Papaya Leaf Juice!
- Reduces inflammation to relieve joint pain
- Improves digestion and aids in the relief of indigestion!
- Helps to stop chronic fatigue!
- Lowers blood sugar levels!
- Holistic partitioners use papaya leaves for treating cancer. Therefore, it might help to fight off cancer cells.
- Strengthens the immune system!
- Aids in healthy skin!
To learn more about the study of papaya leaves, take a look here!
Studies are still be conducted on papaya leaves as there may be even more health benefits than are mentioned here!
Robin, and The Zen Team!
*Note: This article is for informational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose or treat any health condition. Therefore, ask your doctor about any health concerns that you might have and seek proper medical treatment.
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