Papaya Leaf Skincare Benefits

Most parts of the Papaya tree provide benefits for our skin including the fruit itself, the seeds and the leaves. All contain Papain, an enzyme that fights the signs of aging with gentle exfoliating compounds. At Sweet Life Spa, we craft our own Papaya Leaf Infused Apothecary Botanical Solar Oil as part of our spa skincare collection. The leaf is used to fight Dengue Fever, in tropical climates, which is a deadly disease caused by Andes Mosquitoes. Pharmaceutical companies are now encapsulating the leaf as a cure for the disease. Malaria can be treated with the leaf of the Papaya tree too. Please note that we do not claim that our skincare cures any type of medical condition! However, the leaf also has been researched for its anti-cancer benefits, during chemotherapy, as it is shown to regulate T-cells and boost the immune system's response for fighting cancer as well. The leaves contain potent nutrients such as Vitamins A, B1, C & E, Proteins, Calcium, Phosphorus and Iron. The Papaya Leaf contains over 50 active compounds that inhibit micro-organisms such as fungi, parasites and bacteria. Viruses can be fought with the leaf easing the symptoms of the common cold. A tea made from the leaf is known to ease the pain associated with cramps. 

For skincare, the leaf actually contains even more Vitamin C than the fruit does, which fights free radicals, wrinkle formation and reduces pigmentation. The leaf contains cleansing agents and a compound called Karpain that inhibits toxins, offering protection for those who are prone to blemishes. It is a sensational addition to our line for wounds, abrasions and open comedones. Those that struggle with chronic skin conditions like Eczema or Dermatitis find Papaya Leaf very beneficial as an anti-inflammatory. For your hair, Papaya Leaf cleanses the scalp, reduces dandruff, promotes hair growth, strengthens strands and addresses thinning and balding. 

You will find Sweet Life Spa's Organic Papaya Leaf Solar Oil in the following product with an exotic Green Tea, Ylang-ylang and Grapefruit scent:

Green Tea & Ylang-ylang "Sweet Cream" Butter Bars

Our Botanical Body Oil also contains Papaya Leaf along with Rooibos Tea, Elderflowers, Sarsaparilla, Calendula and Lemon Balm in a base of Organic Oils. This silky after shower body elixir is fantastic for 24 hour seriously soft, glowing skin without an oily feeling or look. We sell out of this body oil at every event we are vendors at throughout the year. Its lush "Creamsicles at the Beach" scent of Sweet Orange, Vanilla Bean and Frankincense is adored by men and women of all ages. It is reasonable priced and available in 2 glamorous Modern Apothecary bottle styles making it the perfect wedding shower or housewarming gift.

Botanical Body Oil

Our Petal Body Oil is in an Organic Hawaiian Spa aroma with Papaya Seed and Whole Fruit Apothecary Infused Oils. This lush formula is loaded with Super Fruits and firming Rose, Hibiscus, Passionflower, Pineapple, Chamomile and Calendula Botanical Solar Oils. It is optimal for extra dry and mature skin types and is now available in 2 bottle types and styles due to its popularity.

Petal Body Oil

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