The peel of the papaya helps in healing skin wounds and injuries. The fruit has anti - inflammatory and anti - cancerous properties. People affected with ost oporosis, arthritis and oedema should consume it regulary. The fruit is good for hair growth and is known to check to growth of dandruff. Papaya is one of the most detox solutions. If taken in moderation, the fruit can help get rid of toxins from the body. Those suffering from constipation and indigestion can realy on the papaya for relief.