There is a lot of excitement in the skincare world around the active enzymes in papaya leaf. It has cleansing and antibacterial properties, and also helps to brighten the complexion.
Why we include it
Papaya leaf contains a compound called karpain which is an effective antibacterial agent. This not only helps clear up existing blemishes, but it also has a protective effect which helps prevent further problems. It can be helpful for mild eczema and promotes general skin healing. It's also rich in vitamins C, D, E and A.
Papaya leaf, like the fruit, contains a enzyme called papain which is a natural exfoliating enzyme which also helps clear pores. It also contains carica, which is a powerful anti-inflammatory.