Papayas area an amazing fruit cum vegetable that mostly grows in tropical climates. With a sweet taste and bright, Papaya has numerous health benefits. And direct answer to this question would be Yes, Papayas are good for piles, hemorrhoids, fissures as well as fistula. And here is why?
Papayas contain an enzyme called papain that helps in digestion and breakdown of complex food substances. Further, Papayas are among the most fiber-rich fruit with a lot of water content. So the combination of papain, fiber, and water makes it an ideal choice to combat constipation and acidity as well. And you know constipation is the root cause of piles, fissures and other anal diseases.
Another helpful nutrients found in papayas is Choline that helps our body in a number of ways like improves muscle movement, improves transmission of nerve impulses, helps in fat absorption. Most of all Choline aids in maintaining cell membrane structure. And the transmission of the nerve impulse is very important in the healing of piles anal hemorrhoids. Moreover, improvement in anal muscles movement reduces pain and swelling. Choline also said to have a magical effect on inflammation, can help even in chronic piles or fissures inflammation. That is why Papaya is among the best anti-inflammatory fruits.
Papaya can also be applied topically over the affected area of piles, as it has wound healing properties too. Additionally, Papayas also prevents infection. Many cosmetic and medicine companies use its papain enzyme in making piles ointments because this enzyme is used to treat bedsores (a type of ulcers).
Other Papaya benefits include low risk of heart diseases, improves blood glucose level for diabetes, fights cancer, controls blood pressure, heals wound fast, and reduces hair fall. Papaya gives instant energy, when consumed as vegetable, smoothens bowel movement.
You can take Papayas as a salad, as a part of breakfast, in vegetables or as a fruit recipe. Old age people must use Papaya in their diet as it improves eyesight, and fights age-related macular degeneration.
Talking about its nutritional value then, one medium-sized papaya has approximately 110 calories, 30 gm of carbohydrates, 1.5 gm protein. Further it is an excellent source of Vitamin A (good For Hair Growth), Magnesium, Folate, Pantothenic Acid, and Copper. Some other minerals include Vitamins B, Lutein, Vitamin E, Calcium, and Lycopene.
For piles or fissures, we would suggest you take it as a salad or drink papaya juice regularly. You will see a great improvement in your digestion and recovery. If digestion will be on track, consequently inflammation will reduce. And slowly your hemorrhoids or fissure will shrink. So Papaya is definitely a great home remedy for piles and fissures. It will be interesting to note that it boosts your sexual health too, by recovering the loss caused by masturbation or sex.
So guys, don’t think much and get a ripen papaya today and include it in your diet asap. However, you may see our list of other home remedies for piles that actually works. You can take coconut husk ash and curd together, can drink milk and lemon juice together, take regular sitz bath, apply aloe vera gel, and other medication to feel better in piles.
Health Counselor and Primary Care Physician by profession, I have 12 years experience in primary health care services. Years of practical experience in women’s health care & ANC services and study have gained me a lot of knowledge on several health issues and I wish to share these medical advice and suggestion through this blog.