Papaya leaves have a long list of health benefits tied to its name. Recent studies show that there might be another cure that can be offered by papaya leaves: cancer and dengue.
Some say that Papaya leaves can increase platelet counts. This could be one of the reasons why the leaves are being sought after in Delhi. There is an increasing number of people suffering from Dengue fever, it has apparently climbed up to 3,791.
Supplies are meeting the demands because they have ample amounts of Papaya plants.
Zee News India reports and questions whether Papaya leaves can cure cancer and dengue:
Can papaya leaves fight dengue, cancer?
New Delhi: The use of papaya leaves has grown phenomenally in the national capital in the past few weeks as the mosquito-borne disease sees a spurt, claiming at least 17 lives in the city, although unofficially the number stands at over 20. Read more…
Dengue patients have found relief in knowing the benefits that papaya leaves — one would be the increase that the leaves can give to their dipping platelet counts.
Home remedies for dengue have been developed but the efficacy of papaya leaves as cure remains at the top. The leaves are said to be boiled then crushed to extract the juice which is then drank by the patient.
There is a pill made of papaya leaves too, which is also proven to be effective.
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