We call papaya “po’ po’” here and they are everywhere. It’s not my favorite fruit, I’ll be honest, but I eat it because it’s fresh and often offered. I know some folks in Niger who know folks in Togo. They all swear by I think it’s ground papaya seed to keep mosquitoes away. I have looked in 3-4 health food places here and no one carries it at all. Does anyone know anything about it and the claims that it keeps mosquitoes away and serves as a malaria prophylaxis? Let me know.

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