Benefits of Papayas
Papaya Seed Benefits
Papaya seeds contain phenolic and flavonoid compounds that have antioxidant properties. The April 2011 issue of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry reports that the seeds may contain immunomodulatory compounds that can slow tumor growth. Papaya seeds also contain compounds that may kill parasites, according to the June 2011 issue of the Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine.