CARICA PAPAYA (papaya leaves)
papaya leaves contain important nutrients such as vitamins A, B1, C and E, calories, protein, carbohydrates, calcium, phosphorus, iron for Vitality, increasing Immunity & platelets. Leaf juice has an important enzyme called papain that aids in digestion by breaking down the proteins naturally.
Papaya plant is known as Arandkhurbuja in Ayurveda & mentions that it reduces Vitiated Vata, helps to increase blood flow to heart muscles & promotes repair of damages done to heart blood vessels. It supports digestion of extra blood glucose and prevention of damage to nerves. As per ayurveda, when externally applied helps to relieve pain caused by neuritis.
USE : Leaves dipped in hot water or warmed over a fire are applied to painful parts for nervous pains.