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  • #53957
    Roderick McCune
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    does anyone use papaya leaf extract for low platelets?

    #53958
    Gerry Donnelly
    Participant

    I have been using it, I buy it as leaves and use it as a hot drink daily, tastes like tea – so that makes it a nice drink.

    Does it work? So far my platelets have settled and my Haematologist is fine to just let me carry on without medications. So I have no real evidence to support it’s use but I will continue to drink it daily.

    Cheers

    #53959
    Roderick McCune
    Participant

    Thanks for your information

    #53963
    tam
    Participant

    I have been drinking organic papaya leaf tea each day for seven years. My platelets have increased slightly during that period. I cannot prove that the tea has had an impact, but my platelet count was heading downward prior to daily papaya tea intake. I will continue to have a cup per day. Good luck. FYI, I purchase bags of organic papaya leaf C/S in 1lb bags from Starwest Botanicals. There are other sources I’m guessing.

    #53981
    Roderick McCune
    Participant

    Thanks again Tam. Very helpful. rod

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