Origin: Dried and pulverized papaya fruit native to tropical
Overview: Papaya fruit powder is dried and pulverized fruit of the papaya plant. It is often sold as an ingredient in enzyme tablets.
It contains an enzyme called papain which helps tenderize meat. It also has carotenoids that neutralize free radicals and prevent chronic diseases as well as lycopene which helps remove excess iron in the body.
It is also a popular skincare ingredient and is touted for its ability to balance oiliness of the skin and to exfoliate dry areas. It also contains vitamin A which helps with radiant complexion as well as vitamin C which helps smoothen and soften the skin.
- Neutralizing free radicals
- Removing excess iron
- Protecting the heart
- Enhancing the protective effects of HDL cholesterol
- Fighting inflammation
- Protecting against skin damage
Common Dosage: 250 mg