Paw paw (papaya) pulp is the basic component of many facial creams, salves, and shampoos.
Pawpaw can reduce the signs of premature ageing and eliminate dead skin cells.
Pawpaw dissolves surface cell debris making a great face and hand mask.
The ancient Aztec’s used paw paw to treat sunburn.
It is also used as a local antiseptic.
We make a body cream from the pulp, seeds and skin mixed with beeswax and coconut oil.
Can pulp the fruit and it works as a healing cream as well.
Of course, the ripe flesh is wonderful to eat.
How do you like your pawpaw / paw paw / papaya?