The Ingredients

A quality product requires quality ingredients.

Carica Papaya 39mg/g Fresh Fermented Fruit

The papaya used in Lucas' Papaw Ointment is Queensland grown fresh fruit.

ingredients-1The fruit is received fresh to our factory in Brisbane where we ferment it under strictly controlled conditions. Every item of fruit we use is hand selected. Once the fruit is fermented to just the right level we can use it to make the ointment. The finished product contains 0.1mg/g of Potassium Sorbate which acts as a preservative.


Base - Pharmaceutical Grade Petroleum Jelly and Wax

Our product does not contain polyplasdone, polyvinylpyrrolidone, talc, shellac, palm oil, glycerin or sodium lauryl sulphate.

ingredients-3The base used in Lucas' Papaw Ointment meets the purity and safety standards of the United States FDA and the European Pharmacopeia.

It is a pharmaceutical grade base that is tested and screened for the level of total polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Penreco USP grade Petrolatums are not mutagenic or toxic to reproduction.

Every delivery we receive is certified to confirm its safety and quality.


Gum Balsam Peru

A minute amount of Gum Balsam Peru is used as a perfume in Lucas' Papaw Ointment.


Quality You Can Count On!

All Lucas' Papaw Ointment produced is stringently tested to ensure it is of the highest quality.

Our commitment to quality is total. The manufacturing process is in complete compliance with the Code of Good Manufacturing Practice as administered by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). The ointment is prepared in an extremely clean environment to ensure it is free from impurities.

We take great care with the ingredients and manufacturing process we use so that you can trust the red tubs and tubes every time! 



The Papaw was the finest natural medicine yet discovered


Setting the story straight

Dear Lucas Papaw Customers

There is currently a lot of interest in our products on social media and in the press. Over the past 105 years, we are honored to have become a household name and a staple item in many medicine cabinets across Australia, and indeed around the world. We are very proud of the benefits of our products, of the healing nature of what we do and our ability to help people of all ages in their everyday lives.



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