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Papain (from papaya)

What is Papain (from papaya)?

Papain is an enzyme present in papaya, the fruit of a large tree-like plant of the same name. The Papaya tree was originally native to Mexico, Central America, and northern South America, the papaya is now cultivated in most tropical countries. Papayas can be used as a food, a cooking aid, and in medicine. The stem and bark are also used in rope production. Papaya is also marketed in tablet form to remedy digestive problems. Papain is a highly potent plant enzyme isolated from papaya when the fruit is unripe & green. It is applied topically in countries where it grows, for the treatment of cuts, rashes, stings and burns.

Papain (from papaya)'s Benefits for Skin

Papain is very effective in skin renewal and skin lightening. It also functions as an exfoliator, skin softener and moisturizer and helps fight acne. What’s more, the enzyme helps the body combat free radicals, thus preventing premature ageing.

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