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Papaya has been used for centuries as a natural remedy. It contains papain which is an enzyme similar to pepsin produced by the stomach and so it helps in the digestion of proteins. It has the highest enzyme content of any herb. It also helps to regulate the immune system and is useful in the treatment of allergies. Papaya fruit has antibacterial, antihistamine and antifungal properties.

Recently studies find that papaya has an anti-cancer effect against a broad range of lab grown tumors such as those that cause liver cancer and lung cancer. The tea is used to fight cancers of the cervix, breast, liver, lung and pancreas.

The papaya extract does not have any toxic effects on normal cells which avoids the consequences chemotherapy.


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