Effectiveness of dried Carica papaya seeds against human intestinal parasitosis: a pilot study.

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The tropical fruit Carica papaya and its seeds have proven antihelminthic and anti-amoebic activities. To determine the effectiveness of air-dried C. papaya seeds on human intestinal parasitosis, 60 asymptomatic Nigerian children with stool microscopic evidence of intestinal parasites received immediate doses (20 mL) of either an elixir composed with air… (More)

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@article{Okeniyi2007EffectivenessOD, title={Effectiveness of dried Carica papaya seeds against human intestinal parasitosis: a pilot study.}, author={John Akintunde Oladotun Okeniyi and Tinuade Adetutu Ogunlesi and Oyeku Akibu Oyelami and Lateef A Adeyemi}, journal={Journal of medicinal food}, year={2007}, volume={10 1}, pages={194-6} }