Papaya Leaves Beat Standard Antibiotics in Lab

According to the International Journal of Herbs and Pharmocological Research:

ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITIES OF DIFFERENT SOLVENT EXTRACTS OF CARICA PAPAYA FRUIT PARTS ON SOME GRAM POSITIVE AND GRAM NEGATIVE ORGANISMS

Authors:

1Orhue P.O. and *2Momoh A.R.M.

In this research where a petroleum extract of papaya leaf was compared to two common antibiotics, Perflacine and Cefuroxime on bacterial organisms S Aureus, E-Coli, and P aeruginosa, papaya leaf was found to be more powerful.

Their chart below 

 

http://www.arpjournals.com/docs/IJPHR/IJPHR%20-%20volume%202%20issue%204/Paper%201…Orhue%20and%20Momoh.,%202(4)%202013.pdf

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