Papain is taken from the fruit of the papaya tree. It is used to make medicine. Papain (inflammation) as well as fluid retention following trauma and surgery.
The papaya fruit produces papain, an enzyme that breaks down proteins. It breaks down the fruit's proteins when the papaya is mature, making it simpler to digest. This product is a protease, which means that it degrades proteins. Substances in papain may aid in the prevention of infection and the healing of wounds. It is used for many different illnesses, including dental caries, shingles, parasite infections, jellyfish stings, wound healing, and many others. The latex of the papaya fruit is used to extract papain, a proteolytic enzyme used to tenderise meat and as a stabilising ingredient in the brewing industry.