Experimental Evidences Showing Nutritional and Medicinal Property of Carica Papaya Plant

2017 International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)  
Papaya plant is popular in all over world for its various nutritional values and medicinal properties. Papaya fruit contains ample amount of carbohydrates, protein, fat, mineral, iron, calcium, phosphorous, vitamin C, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin and carotene, amino acids , citric and malic acids (green fruit). Its leave is major source of alkaloids carpain, dehyrocarpaine , choline, carposide vitamin C and E. Studies show that papaya plant may be helpful in treatment of cancer , dengue, asthma
more » ... , microbial infection and skin related diseases as well as in cosmetics. Because of such huge nutritional and pharmaceutical properties it may be considered as a neutraceutical plant. In last twenty years scientists and researchers trying to know about numerous compounds obtained from various extraction processes of papaya leave which could be helpful to explain its huge number of medicinal properties. In the present review we have focussed on the nutritional benefits and clinical significances as well as harmful effects.
doi:10.21275/art20178569 fatcat:y7fz37efkvdkrk5b3s3qpo6nji