Catalogue Type
Seed Catalogue
Scientific Name
Carica papaya
Distinguishing Characters
The flesh of the fruit varies from yellow to orange to red, and is thick and juicy, with a central cavity filled with many small black seeds.
Papaya seedsĀ contain nutrients that help heal cirrhosis of the liver and improve kidney health, preventing renal failure. Its anti-inflammatory properties help treat arthritis and joint disease.
It contains an alkaloid called carpaine that kills intestinal worms and amoeba parasites.
Photo of Seed