Posted by dlh on March 26, 2010, 9:46 pm, in reply to "papayas"
I heard once that papaya grew so fast you could plant a Papaya and eat |
the fruit before you died of starvation
The black seeds are edible and have a sharp, spicy taste.
They are sometimes ground up and used as a substitute for black pepper.
The young leaves of papaya are steamed and eaten like spinach
Papaya is rich in an enzyme called papain, a protease which is useful in tenderizing meat
Papaya is marketed in tablet form to remedy digestive problems.
Green papaya as a folk remedy for contraception
Papaya is frequently used as a hair conditioner
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