Use of Papaya Leaf Extract in the treatment of Dengue
- 5 Months ago
Papaya, known for its antioxidant and bowel-cleansing properties is now recently in the news for its leaf extract working wonders for increasing the platelet count in patients with dengue fever.
Papaya is the fruit of the plant Carica Papaya. It is cultivated in tropical countries such as Bangladesh, Indonesia, India, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Malaysia. Recently there have been numerous discussions and debates with the media reporting on the efficacy of the leaf extract of this plant for elevating the platelet count of people suffering from dengue.