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Medicinal Foods

Papaya

Papaya

Recommended for the following patterns:
Food Stagnation Lung Qi Deficiency Lung Dryness

Eastern Health Description

Papaya
Thermal Nature = Nutral
Flavor = Sweet & Bitter

tonifies the stomach (acts as a digestive aid)
moistens the lungs and alleviates coughing
Used for treating dysentery, & indigestion
Good in cases of mucus excesses,
Relieves the pain of rheumatism
Helps digest protein (due to papain enzyme) strongest in under ripe papaya and its seeds
Anti-tumor (due to content of carpaine)

Western Health Description

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