Pawpaw or Papaya is a wonderful fruit. It is a rich source of Pro-vitamin A Carotenoids, Vitamin B & C, fibre and minerals. It has numerous health benefits and it is good for skin as well. Pawpaw is commonly consumed as a fruit, cooked and used in several skin care products like ‘Pawpaw Skin Cream, Pawpaw Ointment, Pawpaw Cream’ and many more.
Benefits of Pawpaw - As a fruit
1. Pawpaw regulates the digestive system. It is rich in Papain which helps breaking proteins into amino acids to regulate digestive system. It particularly helps in Constipation. It is rich in dietary fiber.
2. Pawpaw has anti-inflammatory properties that alleviate severity of Rheumatoid and Osteoarthritis.
3. Pawpaw strengthens the Immune system and protects from flu and other bacterial infections. It prevents from stomach infections as well.
4. It helps in losing weight healthy way. Pawpaw contains very low calories however it is a very healthy fruit.
5. Pawpaw regulates cholesterol levels. It is a rich source of potassium.
6. Pawpaw leaf can be used as insect repellant. Pawpaw leaf is used to treat malaria.
Benefits of Pawpaw in skin care
1. Papaya has self-healing factors. Pawpaw Ointment is used to treat Stings, rashes, boils, cuts and burns. It instantly soothes and calms the skin.
2. Pawpaw has a natural skin exfoliating effect. Pawpaw cream or scrub helps to remove dead skin cells, dislodge dirt and blackheads by gently exfoliating it.
3. It is a tremendous anti-aging ingredient in skin care products. Pawpaw firms the skin and tightens the pores.
4. It is a wonderful skin clarifier. Pawpaw cream or lotion tones the skin by removing blemishes and acnes.
5. Pawpaw is an amazing hair conditioner. Its extract makes hair smooth and adds natural shine to it. It helps to remove dandruff as well.
6. Papain in Pawpaw promotes cell renewal of the skin which delays signs of aging and provides a younger looking skin.
7. Pawpaw consists hydrating and restorative properties. It smoothens and hydrates the skin. Pawpaw cream is an excellent option for dry skin.