Papain (Papaya proteinase I)

Papain (Papaya proteinase I)

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Also known as

Papain, Papaya proteinase I                        

Introduction
Papain is a cysteine protease enzyme present in papaya that is responsible for the metabolism of proteins, fibers, and even extracellular matrix molecules which hold cells together. These actions make papain an excellent tool for tenderizing meat and other foods, and as a powerful digestive aid.

Extract data
Origin: China
Standardized extract of Carica papaya, totaling a 100,000 u/g or 3000 USP/mg papain content.

Use
Recommended amount per dose is 500-2000 mg, or a single to four full size '00' capsules.

Summary
Papain contains proteolytic enzymes which help digest protein, freeing amino acids from their protein chains. This enzymatic activity also can reduce inflammation, support the immune system, and facilitate detoxification.


Precautions
Do not consume without knowing an accurate dosage. A milligram scale is highly recommended.


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