Derived from the papaya fruit, papain acts as a digestive aid to help break down protein and fibers, such as tough meat fibers.
What Else Does it Do?
- In the digestive tract, papain also creates an environment that discourages the proliferation of harmful bacteria and organisms.
- As an anti-oxidant, papain fights the damaging effects of free radicals, which contribute to aging and disease.
- As an anti-inflammatory, papain can reduce the pain and swelling from injuries or from the inflammation of joints in arthritis.