Carica papaya Linn.

Arabic Name : Baabaayaa
Bengali Name : Papeya, Panpe
English Name : Papaya, Papaw
French Name : Papaye Commun
German Name : Papaya, Melonenbaum, Baummelone, Kressenfeige
Hindi Name : Papita, Popaiyah
Carica papaya Linn
Kannada Name : Pappangaye, Peragi, Pirangi
Latin name : Carica papaya Linn.
Marathi Name : Popai
Persian Name : Amba-hindi
Punjabi Name : Arand Kharpuza
Sanskrit Name : Brhmairandah, Erandachirbhita, Erandakha
Urdu Name : Papita

Description : The fruit is amoebicide, analgesic, anodyne, anthelmintic, antibacterial, antibiotic, antidiarrhoeal, antidysentric, antihaemorrhoidal, cardiotonic, carminative, cholagogue, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, febrifuge, hypotensive, laxative (mild), pectoral, stomachic, thermogenic, tonic and vermifuge.

Papaya’s main medicinal use is as a digestive agent. The fruit supports sound digestion (the unripe fruit is especially effective). Also useful in deficiency of gastric juice, excess of unhealthy mucous in the stomach, dyspepsia, diarrhoea, dysentery, intestinal irritation, intestinal worms, flatulence, gastroduodenal ulcers, pancreas excretion insufficiency, habitual constipation, bleeding piles and enlargement of spleen and liver.

Recommended Dosage : 60 mg to 120 mg dry powder.

Contraindication : The fruit is contraindicated during pregnancy or lactation.

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