Bromelain

Scientific Name: Ananas comosus

Bromelain Information

Bromelain is a group of protein enzymes derived from the pineapple plant, whose healing powers are described in the medical literature as far back as 1876. Bromelain is used in many countried to increase the body's absorption and utilization of antibiotics. Bromelain is used for many purposes - as a digestive aid, natural blood thinner, anti-inflammatory, mucus-thinning agent, immune system enhancer, and for skin healing. Also aids in the absorption of certain supplements (such as glucosamine) and drug medications such as antibiotics

Bromelain Benefits

  • Popular component of natural arthritis formulas
  • Bromelain cream can help speed up healing of burns
  • Potentially useful in the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease
  • Used as a digestive aid in the breakdown of protein
  • Aids in the treatment of injuries - helps to reduce pain and swelling associated with bruises

Bromelain Nutrient Content

The activity of bromelain is expressed in a variety of enzyme units. The Food Chemistry Codex (FCC) officially recognizes the use of milk clotting units (mcu). The gelatin-digesting unit is another enzyme unit that is acceptable and equal in numerical value to the milk-clotting unit. Different grades of bromelain are available on the basis of the milk- clotting unit.

Bromelain Notes

Although no significant side effects have been noted, allergic reactions may occur.

Bromelain Products

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  Twinlab : Mega Bromelain 
 60 caps, 300 mg  $15.50   $8.95   More info 
  Twinlab : Mega Bromelain 
 90 caps, 300 mg  $21.95   $12.95   More info 


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