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Nature’s Pharmacy: Health Benefits Of Pawpaw|2

Hello dear readers, how are you doing? I hope you are doing just great. How has your week been? I hope that you have been taking one day at a time?

Do remember that you may hit a tree with an axe several times, but with continuous hitting, it just takes one strike and the tree is down. Never give up on your goals and dreams in life.


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Last week Saturday 31st October 2020 I was able to meet a major goal which I had set for myself; which was doing a book review with the award-winning book review on Classic FM 97.3. This was a major game-changer for me because I was able to talk about my book “SECRETS FOR A HEALTHY BODY (The power of herbs)” which helps to create awareness on the usage and doses of herbs.

This made me so happy and fulfilled because, finally, I was gradually gaining an audience for my book and work.

In life, you must have a dream and never give up on it. When your dreams come true, you feel like you can conquer anything in the world.

For today we will be looking at a wonder fruit called Pawpaw also known as Papaya.

Pawpaw is a fruit that is rich in carbohydrates, fat and protein. It has a high content of Folate and it is rich in minerals, vitamins and fibre.

I will be giving you 12 health benefits of Pawpaw:

  • Pawpaw helps to treat indigestion.
  • It helps to treat ulcers and heartburn by neutralising excess gastric acid in the stomach.
  • Pawpaw helps to treat skin sores and infections.

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  • Pawpaw is also a good worm expeller and it is great for eyesight.
  • Due to its antibacterial nature, it helps to treat diarrhoea.
  • Pawpaw helps to treat skin disorder and it is a great diet for people suffering from skin diseases like acne and eczema.
  • The seeds of pawpaw when mashed into a paste is a great treatment for ringworms.
  • When Pawpaw leaves are mixed with lemongrass and guava leaves, it becomes an effective treatment for Malaria.
  • It is a great treatment for liver diseases.
  • Pawpaw is a great treatment for hepatitis.
  • Pawpaw helps to treat diabetes, stomach ulcers, and impotency.
  • Pawpaw is a very effective weight loss diet and lifestyle; it also helps to control obesity.

From all the above health benefits of Pawpaw, you can see that it is a very healthy fruit to include in your diet. Pawpaw is also a delicious fruit and it is very filling.

Well, dear readers, we have come to the end of another segment. Join me soon when I will be bringing you another wonder fruit. Till then it is your Nature Pharmacist, OCB. Cheers.

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Oluwaseun Carew-Bakare also known as OCB is one who has done a lot of research about the various types of herbs, vegetables, and fruits and their healing properties. She is a Nature Pharmacist and through the years, she has written books such as "My book of medicinal herbs, fruits and vegetables" which ranks at number 1 on Google and Yahoo's search engines. She has also written other books about the healing powers of food. She is married with children.

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