Health and Medicinal Benefits and Uses of Pawpaw
Pawpaw fruit, juice and seeds have some many health benefits and medicinal properties that most persons are not aware of. This fruit, though common and easily affordable could help in attaining that healthy living and wellness you so desire.
Pawpaw has been scientifically proved to assist in curing many ailments. Its medicinal value has been researched and proven. It contains many nutrients including vitamins, protein, carbohydrates, etc.
In Nigeria here, the pawpaw is put into many good uses by most households. Instead of relying on modern medicine, we over here do put the pawpaw into use by applying some local and traditional methods. True, modern medicine does have its place but where traditional methods can be applied, it is always good to use such means and it comes without side effects.
In this article, I will show you 8 wonderful uses of pawpaw; it’s medicinal and health benefits that you could put into use.
Pawpaw and Its Uses
- worm expellant
The pawpaw could be used to cure worm infestations. It has been proven in African traditional medicine that chewing a handful of pawpaw seeds in the morning on empty stomach does aid in killing and expelling worms. This might appear really simple but its effectiveness is legendary.
- cure of impotence
For the cure of impotence, cut a whole unripe pawpaw into pieces and boil. Take a half glass of the liquid two times daily and your problem will be taken care of.
- Stomach aches
Stomach aces could be really troublesome but there is a way out. Mixing equal quantities of white juice of the unripe pawpaw and pure natural honey and taking diluted two spoonful of the mixture in a glass of water two times daily is a sure remedy. The honey must be pure natural honey and there are ways to know if the honey is pure or not.
- irregular menstruation
Dry pawpaw seeds have proven to be good remedy for irregular menstruation. Grind the dry pawpaw seeds and mix with lemon juice. Take a quarter glass two times daily and your menstruation should return to normalcy.
- remedy for cough
Pawpaw could aid in curing that stubborn cough problem. Chewing and swallowing the liquid from tender pawpaw leaves every 3 hours have been proven to be very curative.
- remedy for malaria
Pawpaw is also effective against malaria fever. All you need do is take half glass of infused yellow pawpaw leaves three times daily and you will be all right.
- remedy for stomach ulcer
For this, you get unripe pawpaw fruits and cut into pieces; with the seeds included; and boil in a pot of water. Filter out the liquid after two days. You should take half glass three times daily but when it is warm. It is a very effective remedy for stomach ulcer.
Taking a half glass of the infused unripe pawpaw fruit, three times for a few days have proven to be effective against jaundice.
There are so many other uses of paw that space will fail to enumerate in this article. But know this; the pawpaw fruit is one fruit that has so many uses in traditional medicine and you can take advantage of it today.