No Scientific Evidence of papaya Leaf Extract Beneficial to Dengue Patients.
“A couple of days back, a young dengue patient in serious condition almos.
As a number of dengue fever cases is on the rise in Karachi and other parts of the country,
senior health experts including infectious diseases experts and gastroenterologists have warned people not to give “
Papaya Leaf Juice” to dengue patients as instead of curing them,
it can cause severe diarrhoea which can prove fatal for patients who need adequate fluids to avoid going into dengue shock syndrome.
Actually as a medical student,
we were told by our professor that dengue virus covering is protein in nature and papaya has property to disintegrate protein or disassemble protein structure,