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A Review on Seeds of Carica papaya

Priyanka Bhat, Ankit Rawat, Anurag Agarwal, suryaprakash dv


Carica papaya is a nutritional fruit and belongs to Caricaceae family. It is in green and yellow color and highly content of antioxidants. Fresh seeds are stronger taste than dried seeds. Mainly these seeds contain a variety of micronutrients and good source of fiber. Copper, magnesium and potassium elements are very high. The seeds are improving our digestive health and protects the kidney function. It shows so many pharmacological properties like anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anticancer, anti-ulcer and antidiabetic activities etc. Seeds contain vitamin A and B, alkaloids, antioxidants, tannins, saponins, phenols, terpenoid, flavonoids (quercetin, rutin, kaempferol) and sterol.


Carica papaya, seed, antioxidants, phytochemicals, anticancer

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