Filipinos are no stranger to the dangers of dengue, a mosquito-borne viral infection that may result in nausea and vomiting, rashes, severe headache, muscle and joint pains, and bleeding1. Left unmanaged, dengue could also lead to death. The good news is, several local plants could potentially improve dengue signs and symptoms, including tawa tawa and neem tree2. Interestingly, some reports said that papaya leaves might also be helpful for dengue management. Here’s what you need to know about papaya leaves for dengue.