Visakhapatnam: Papaya leaves have become ‘Sanjeevani’ to the dengue patients. Papaya leaves increase the platelets count in blood, hence, ayurvedic doctors are now recommending papaya leaves extract to the patients who are suffering from less platelets count. Normally, when one suffers from fever, including dengue and typhoid, the platelets count will be reduced, therefore, patient will become weaker.
Papaya leaves cure dengue
With the high rise of the dengue and other viral fevers across the state, all the hospitals have been over crowded with the patients. Due to the lack of knowledge in identifying the type of fever and self-medication in the early stage, the condition of the dengue fever patients worsens with the less count of platelets.
- Ayurvedic doctors are already started papaya leaves extract treatment to the patients to increase platelets count
- After collecting the leaves, it should be washed properly and after grinding the leaves it can be taken with water. If the patient feels extract
- bitter can add sugar, glucose or any fresh juice
- Every part of the papaya tree, including leaves, seeds, ripe fruit and tender one all have high medicinal values
- Normally, when one suffers from fever, including dengue and typhoid, the platelets count will be reduced
Every part of the papaya tree, including leaves, seeds, ripe fruit and tender one all have high medicinal values. The papaya leaves (fallen/collect) are having unique medicinal values. The experts during their research found that after giving the papaya leaves extract to the high fever patients, the platelets count was increased to the satisfied level and there are no side effects registered.
The ayurvedic doctors are already started the papaya leaves extract treatment to the patients. After collecting the leaves, it should be washed properly and after grinding the leaves it can be taken with water. If the patient feels extract bitter can add sugar, glucose or any fresh juice.
“In ayurveda there is medicine for all health disorders. We are already giving papaya leaves extract to the patients, who come to our hospital with less platelet counts. The patients are recovering and returning homes with a smile,” says noted ayurvedic doctor Mohammed Iqbal of Vizag Ayurvedic Clinic.
Some of the Ayurveda Pharma Companies started the sale of papaya digestive acid capsules also. It is better to have papaya extract twice a day for three to four days and should check platelet count before and after administering papaya extract, Iqbal said.
“Any natural medicine is good for health. Though, the clinical research reports are not completely come out, it is good to have papaya leaves extract for improving the platelet count of the patient. In olden days, the grandmothers administered small amounts of papaya leaves extract in small quantity to the babies as a preventive medicine,” Professor of Botany Sri Venkateswara University Gudivada Sudarsanam told The Hans India. The professor done his PhD in medicinal plants at Central Drug Research Institute, Pune.
By VKL Gayatri