Known to contain papain enzyme to break down protein, Papaya fruit synergistically combines with peppermint leaf and oil to refresh and soothe digestion.
- Traditionally used to support the digestive system
- Helps break down proteins
HOW IT WORKS
Papaya is the only known food to contain papain, a powerful enzyme that helps break down protein. For centuries, people have tenderized meats by wrapping them in the leaves of the papaya tree prior to cooking.
WHY PAPAYA MINT?
We get our papaya fruit from a trusted partner in India where the climate is perfect for this crop. It is non-GMO verified, Kosher and Halal-certified, and never frozen. Because frozen papaya is gross. Our relationship with our papaya partners is nearly two decades old. They use fair pricing agreements to encourage long-term production and quality standards. And they’re part of an organization that regularly audits for social accountability.
THE STORY BEHIND PAPAYA MINT
Papaya fruit is actually considered a large, tropical berry. Let’s make that very large. It is native to Mexico but now grows in the Caribbean and Florida. Records show that in pre-Columbian Mexico, people wrapped meat in papaya leaves before cooking to increase tenderness.
Peppermint has been popular for millennia. Greek mythology tells the story of Pluto transforming the nymph Mentha into a sweet-smelling herb. Peppermint oil was used anciently by the Japanese and Chinese. It was also discovered in the pyramids of Egypt. If it’s good enough for a Pharaoh…
Chew 2 tablets with a meal three times daily.