Papaya Seeds, The New Black Pepper
Papaya seeds are hidden jewels within the papaya. They are a healthy and natural alternative to black pepper with a similar taste. Most people will eat the flesh of the papaya and throw away the power-packed seeds, not knowing the health benefits they provide.
Benefits of the papaya seed:
Natural cleansing is wonderful for our bodies to eliminate toxins that enter from the air we breathe, to the food we eat, to the products we put on our skin. We are surrounded by toxins and our bodies need regular cleansing. Papaya seeds are an excellent way to reboot our system by cleansing and renewing from many of the toxins and parasites we take in. Here is an amazing article that talks more about how to use Papaya Seeds to cleanse your self.
The seeds of papaya are full of digestive enzymes, especially papain. These little powerhouses help the good bacteria in our gut, hence aiding in digestion.
Papaya seeds protect us by keeping bad bacteria at bay. They keep the bad bacteria from multiplying and remaining inside us. Since the seeds are great in helping us naturally cleanse, they help the bad bacteria to exit our bodies. With the seeds anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, they can easily assist in boosting immunity and improving digestion by cleansing your digestive tract.
These beautiful seeds are packed with proteolytic enzymes that can break down parasites and their eggs, protecting us from their negative side effects.
One of the favorite benefits of the papaya seed is that it can be used for parasite cleanse. Papaya seed helps eliminate parasites from the gut protecting our bodies from these invaders. A study published in 2007 is often highlighted to support the papaya seed theory. The study focused on 60 Nigerian children with evidence of intestinal parasites. Researchers reported that 71% of children who received papaya seeds, as part of their diet, found that papaya seeds cleared their stool of parasites.
Papaya seed is also loved for its anti-aging properties. Who does not want to do their best in preventing wrinkles? The nutrients within the papaya seed help to regenerate old and dead skin cells, in turn rejuvenating our skin. Giving us that extra glow we all desire.
Suggested Read: A quick guide to holistic medicine.
So how do you include papaya seeds into your diet?
Don't worry Herbal Goodness has you covered. Our 100% organic, non-GMO Papaya Seed Powder is the easiest solution around. It is so easy to add to your current routine, with little to no effort.
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Simple ways to use papaya seed powder:
- Sprinkle a serving size on your salad or mix in a vinaigrette.
- Sprinkle a serving on your food, favorite beverage, juice, or smoothie. You can use it 2 - 3 times a day.
- You can also add one serving to yogurt, eggs, soup, morning cereal or granola bars and mixes.
- You can use it anywhere you would use black pepper. Be creative.
- Shhh... a little secret. One of our favorite ways to use papaya seed powder is to add it to a cocktail or margarita!
Our Favorite Quick Papaya Seed Smoothie Recipe:
This smoothie is perfect for a quick on the go meal.
- 1 serving papaya seed powder
- 1 banana
- 1 cup apple juice
- 1/4 cup frozen berries.
- Blend & Enjoy!
Remain your healthiest.
It is so important to keep a well-rounded diet. Nature has provided us with many foods that aid in our immunity and overall health. Each day make the decision to put what is best in your body.
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