International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Food Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017

Experimental Evidences Showing Nutritional and Medicinal Property of Carica Papaya Plant

Jyoti Yadav [3] | Shivmurat Yadav | Sunita Mishra [16]

Abstract: 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, 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.

Keywords: Nutritional value, neutraceutical, antithrombocytopenic, antioxidant and clinical significance

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017,

Pages: 21 - 25

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