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Oct 10, 2008 Bromelain is an enzyme that is extracted from the stems of pineapples.

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Quercetin-Bromelain Complex
Quercetin-Bromelain Complex, provided by Douglas. Laboratoriesо, is a unique formulation of quercetin, buffered vitamin C, and bromelain.
Bromelain Monograph
bromelain thought to be important in the action of calcium.
BROMELAIN - Titrimetric
Revised: 01/16/98. Enzymatic Assay of BROMELAIN. (EC 3.

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Making enzymes
Bromelain, derived from pineapples, is used as a commercial tenderiser and is also touted to have anti-inflammatory properties. Plants, an inherent component of our ecosystem, are also well endowed with their own set of enzymes.
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Curcumin also has many beneficial effects on liver functions. The typical dosage of curcumin is 400 to 600 mg, 3 times daily.
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Pineapple contains a proteolytic enzyme, bromelain, which breaks down protein. Bromelain also has anti-inflammatory, anti-clotting and anti-cancer properties.
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Eating fresh pineapple, with the protein-busting enzyme bromelain in the core, staved off colds and mild bouts of strep throat, said Monzel, general manager of Pogue's Run grocery co-op on the Near Eastside.
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Bromelain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bromelain is a plant extract used for reducing swelling (inflammation), especially of the nose and sinuses, after surgery or injury.
Bromelain is a mixture of protein-digesting (proteolytic) enzymes found in pineapples (Ananas comosus).
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Bromelain - What You Need to Know About Bromelain
Nov 30, 2007 What is bromelain? Why do people use it? What are the possible side effects and safety concerns of bromelain? - information, research, articles and side effects
What is Bromelain? Could a pineapple a day keep the doctor away? Maybe not, but a dose of bromelain might be helpful.

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