Papaya leaf juice mixed with honey will increase the blood platelet level of dengue patients, claimed a doctor who had treated 20 patients using this method.
Dr. S.M.N. Ameen, a doctor at the Welipitiya ayurveda hospital has treated 20 patients using this treatment. Dr. Pradeep Kumara at the Matara general hospital said although he didn’t know the scientific background regarding the papaya treatment, said there were no complications in giving papaya leaf juice in between liquid diets.
Medical Superintendent of the Aparekka district ayurveda hospital, Dr. W.K.M. Abeysekara also said the juice of the papaya leaf increases the blood platelet level in humans. (Daily Mirror online)