The leaves of this tree are quite impressive and are commonly used in both medicinal and culinary uses.
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Paw paw leaf is the leaf of the papaya tree, which can be found in tropical regions of the Americas. The leaves of this tree are quite impressive and are commonly used in both medicinal and culinary uses. Thanks to their high concentration of papain and other unique enzymes, as well as antioxidants.
Health benefits include: the treatment of malaria, stimulating hair growth, stimulating digestion, preventing constipation, relief of menstrual pain and fatigue.
Papaya leaves can be used as a tea, or the leaves prepared into a face mask or soothing salve.
|Botanical Name||Carica papaya|
|Country of Origin||India|
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