Papaya Pineapple Banana Enzyme
This papaya pineapple banana enzyme recipe has many wonderful health benefits. Green papaya is an excellent source of vitamins, minerals and papain. Papain is an enzyme that helps to break down protein, carbohydrate, and fat components in food. Pineapple contains bromelain and is effective in treating inflammation pain and sinusitis. These enzymes act as proteolytic enzymes because they are able to break up biological products like thick mucus.
The combination of papaya, pineapple and bananas enzyme is great as they aid in allergy/congestion/mucus-clearing. Also, highly effective in aiding digestion, improving appetite, increasing the number of good bacteria in the intestines, strengthening the immune system, and efficient discharge of waste from the body.
To get a better understanding about the basic steps and techniques to proper fruit enzymes DIY, please click here.
I hope you find making your own papaya, pineapple and bananas enzyme fun, educational and healthy.
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Fermentation time: 2 weeks
Use a 3:1 ratio, ie. 3 parts fruits and 1 part sugar/honey to prepare the enzyme. Peeled bananas should be drizzled with lemon juice or sliced with a knife coated with lemon juice to avoid color changes.
1 medium green papaya
1 medium ripe pineapple
3 large ripe bananas
1 1/2 cups brown/rock sugar/honey
1. Rinse, dry and slice papaya without removing skin.
2. Rinse and dry pineapple. Remove skin and eyes, and slice the pineapple.
3. Remove skin of banana and slice.
4. Divide ingredients into 3 parts. Place the 1st part of papaya, pineapple and banana into the glass container, followed by a layer of sugar/honey. Repeat the process with remaining 2 parts, ensuring the final layer is sugar/honey.
5. Cover the container with a lid and keep in a cool, dry place for 2 weeks. Shake the container every 3-4 days for an even fermentation. Serve.
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