Botanical Name: Carica papaya
Plant Part Used: Fruit, leaves
Processing Method: Drying, Grinding
Also called Pawpaw, papaya is a fast-growing plant that belongs to the family of Caricaceae. Native to Mexico and northern South America, it is rich in flavonoids, alkaloids, tannins, steroids, and saponins. It also contains vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E and a high amount of antioxidants and minerals. Its leaves are rich in papain, chymopapain, cystatin, α-tocopherol, flavonoids, cyanogenic glucosides, and glucosinolates. It is known to be essentially good for health and skin.
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The lead content of this product is not more than 0.5 ppm.
|Mesh size||90% Passes through #40-60 mesh||USP<786>|
|Loss on drying||NMT 10.0% w/w||USP<731>|
|Total ash||NMT 5.0% w/w||USP<561>|
|Total Heavy Metals||NMT 10 ppm||USP<231>|
|Lead||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Arsenic||NMT 1 ppm||USP<232>|
|Mercury||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Cadmium||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Total Plate Count||NMT 5000 cfu/g||USP<61>|
|Yeast & Mold||NMT 500 cfu/g||USP<61>|