We offer Malaysian Papaya Seeds (Big Hong Kong). Papaya fruit is widely known for its taste, nutrition, and health benefits but not many people are aware of the immensely beneficial Papaya seeds, that are usually thrown away. These tiny round seeds are actually edible and are good for our health if consumed in a limited quantity.
Papaya seeds are black in color and have a shiny, wet, and slimy covering. If you remove this covering, you can feel the rough black seeds. They are slightly bitter and peppery in taste. You can consume them by drying and grinding.
- Easy to grow and has high yields.
- dwarf variety
- maturity in 7-8 months.
- Fruit weight 1.5 – 2.0kg.
- Plants have a long lifespan(4-5yrs).
- OP variety.
- super sweet taste.
- Germination rate >90%
- Purity Rate >85%
- Moisture rate >7-8%
- All seeds are treated
- Seed count : 5g= 250-300 seeds +/-
- Category: Non-GMO
Nutritional Value of Papaya Seeds:
- 100 grams of dried papaya seeds provide around 558 calories of energy. They are rich in proteins, fat, and fiber.
- They also contain vitamins and minerals like iron, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, etc
- Papaya seeds are rich in monounsaturated fatty acids like oleic acid. They also contain polyphenols and flavonoids that are powerful antioxidants
Health Benefits of Papaya Seeds Are:
- Powerful Antioxidant:
Papaya seeds are rich in polyphenols, flavonoids, alkaloids, tannins, and saponins. They are strong antioxidants.
Antioxidants protect the body from damage by free radicals, protecting us from a variety of diseases.
Papaya seeds are rich in fiber. They regulate our bowel movements, removing toxins from the body and thus maintaining a healthy gut. They are helpful in constipation.
Carpaine present in papaya seeds kills bacteria and parasites in our intestines and thus keeps our digestive system healthy.
Helps in Weight Loss:
Papaya seeds are rich in fiber. They keep our digestion on track, thus helping in the removal of toxins from our bodies. They also help in regulating our metabolism and prevent our body from absorbing fat. This helps in preventing obesity.
Lowers Cholesterol Levels:
Papaya seeds are rich in monounsaturated fatty acids like oleic acid. These fatty acids regulate cholesterol levels by reducing bad cholesterol (LDL cholesterol ).
Papaya seeds are also rich in fiber. Fiber helps in reducing cholesterol levels in the body.
Thus, consuming papaya seeds helps in maintaining healthy cholesterol levels in our bodies.