Papaya contains meat tenderizer (meat tenderizer material). Fruit and leaves contain papain enzymes that break down proteins. When the leaves are used to wrap meat, making the meat more tender and easier to digest.
In Chinese medicine, papaya is used to overcome the difficulties digesting food, due to high protein. Also believed to cleanse the teeth, to break down food scraps attached. The fruit is used to expel intestinal worms. Seeds are soaked in water and used as tea. Papaya is a good cook to overcome dysentery, rheumatism, and excess mucus production.
In 1997 the World Cancer Research Fund’s report, consume papaya (as a dessert) on a regular basis both to ward off lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, breast cancer, bladder cancer, and colon, as vitamin C and carotenoids his height. Both nutrients it is very potential to reduce the activity of free radicals, which can lead to cancer.
For men, the consumption of papaya every day very well because of its vitamin C is essential for the formation of semen and sperm. Low levels of vitamin C in the body can be a constraint to produce offspring. The test results showed that a man may be infertile due to sperm clumping. Quality, quantity, and mobility of sperm life can be improved by increasing the consumption of vitamin C, up to 500 mg per day.