Carica papaya
Papaya
Papaya
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Part of the plant used

Fruit
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Major cosmetic applications

Exfoliating. Hair weakening. Antioxidant. Moisturizing.
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Inception
Growing area

Central America
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Traditional uses

Digestive. Regulation of intestinal transit. Antipyretic. Antihypertensive. Treatment of respiratory tract problems, arthrosis and edemas.
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Curiosities

Very consumed as food. Contains papain, which is used in dentifrices.