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Published: 1999-10-19

Mark wrote concerning taking papaya seed to treat for stomach worms (EDN 63-7). “Let me add one note of caution. The seeds are also used in some cultures to induce abortions. Women who are or might be pregnant should probably not use the seed for medicinal purposes.”

Cite as:

ECHO Staff 1999. Pregnant Women Should Not Use Papaya Seed to Treat for Worms. ECHO Development Notes no. 65