Bromelain is a group of proteolitic digestive enzymes which are extremely useful for our body since it can be regarded as an authentic natural remedy. Its main function consists of supporting the protein digestion, an indispensable nutrient in our daily diet. Green pineapple is the product with the highest natural bromelain content. It also provides vitamins, and it is available in many products and food supplements.
Even though it has been traditionally used for its natural support for the digestions or to relieve stomach pain, the research is constantly finding new properties in green pineapples. Not in vain, the inhabitants of South America and other areas have been drinking green pineapple juice for centuries.
It has been widely used as a remedy to treat many diseases and disorders, from an indigestion to allergies, green pineapple does not only contains this enzyme, but also a good part of vitamin groups: C vitamins, B1 vitamins; as well as potassium, manganese and phytonutrients.
While green pineapple provides a lot of vitamins but the secret for its healing properties is definitely due to the enzyme bromelain.
Benefits of Bromelain for health
Bromelain provides support for the following issues:
- Anti-inflammatory effect
- Relieving osteoarthritis and joint pain
- Improving the absorption of medicines
- Autoimmune diseases
- Cardiovascular diseases
- Crohn's disease
- Digestive problems
- Preventing cancer
- Wound or burn healing
- Post-surgery treatments
How to take Bromelain?
Bromelain can be taken from several products since there are many choices. The traditional one would be to eat green pineapples or to drink the natural juice from the fruit. The research about the bromelain content in green pineapple concluded that the stem has more enzymes, even more than the pulp. Moreover, the greener the fruit, the more enzymes it will have, while if it is more ripe (less green), it will have less.
In the last few years, due to all the discoveries about the properties of bromelain, there are a series of products available, either supplements or food supplements, that have been designed to provide all the properties of this enzyme for our health. Some of the most common ones, even though it is also available in powder, are natural bromelain capsules. The recommended dose is three capsules daily, even though you should always follow the instructions for each product.
The most common prescribed dose by specialists is between 500 and 800mg of these products (or capsules) per day, even though it is true that the information will vary depending on the benefits we want to obtain from taking this product.
- 400-500mg of product daily for arthritis
- 1,000mg of product daily for allergies
- 500mg of product three times a day to recover from surgeries and/or injuries
How can we combine Bromelain?
Looking for better results, it has been discovered that taking the natural enzyme bromelain in its lowest recommended dose (500mg daily) with quercetin or turmeric that heighten its effects on the body.
On the one hand, quercetin is an antioxidant flavonoid ingredient with anti-viral, anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic properties. On the other hand, turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory product that is used in cases of arthritis and in cancer treatments such as chemotherapy.
In HSN you can purchase Turmeric Extract at the best price (€), a product in natural capsules by HSNessentials which is made with turmeric (also known as the "spice of life" which belongs to the ginger family.
Some of its properties are stimulating the appetite, limiting the fat accumulation, providing significant antioxidants for the body, supporting the blood flow or the functioning of the nervous system.
Where can I purchase Bromelain at the best price?
Natural bromelain supplements can be purchased at parapharmacies or herbalist's shops. HSN offers products with natural bromelain extract so that you can benefit from all the properties of this enzyme for the absorption of proteins among many other things.
You can check the different choices available in our store, capsules are easy to transport and they can be taken much more easily. Get these capsule products at the best price (€) in the market, they are ready for immediate dispatch.
Bromelain is a vegetable enzyme with a great molecular weight. Its main function consists of improving the absorption of amino acids, since it is capable of doing so in different pH, from acid to alkaline. Its main feature is its proteolytic action.