Here in Brasil ingesting WHOLE Papaya seeds is a traditional home remedy for cleansing. The traditional healers and herbalists say it is especially great for cleaning out Parasites, cleansing the intestines and constipation. It is still very common for mothers to give it to their children.
THE SEEDS MUST BE SWALLOWED WHOLE. NO CHEWING!
The scientific reasoning behind it is that the seeds are covered by that jelly-looking fiber.
Tip: It is easiest if you swallow a spoonful of papaya with whole seeds. You may have soft stool as it is a natural laxative, afterwards you will feel lighter.