Lab Shows Anti-Pancreatic Cancer Effect of Papaya Leaf Tea

Focused on the Phytochemical saponin in the Carica Papaya Leaf, researchers tested the effect of papaya leaf tea as a 20:1 ratio of leaf to water brewed 25 minutes at 85 degrees C (185 F). The tea showed effect against cell lines with pancreatic cancer.

Antioxidant and anticancer capacity of saponin-enriched Carica papaya leaf extracts
Quan V. Vuong1,2, Sathira Hirun1,2, Tiffany L.K. Chuen1,2, Chloe D. Goldsmith1,2, Shane Murchie2, Michael C. Bowyer1,2, Phoebe A. Phillips3 andChristopher J. Scarlett1,2,4,*
Article first published online: 15 JUL 2014

DOI: 10.1111/ijfs.12618

© 2014 Institute of Food Science and Technology

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