Source Naturals Bromelain. Pineapple Enzyme. Bromelain is an enzyme from the pineapple plant which accelerates the breakdown of protein. It is active in a wide pH range and can function in the acidic environment of the stomach. Bromelain may also assist the body in its response to physical stress. 500mg per capsule or 2,000 GDU per gram. GDU or Gelatin Digesting Units is a standard measure of activity for bromelain. 30 capsules
Bromelain, derived from the pineapple plant Annas Cosmosus (Bromeliaceae) works as an proteolytic, anti-inflammatory enzyme, which has a fibrinolytic activity.
For breakdown of proteins - 1 capsule with a meal.
For physical stress - 1 capsule three times daily, between meals.
Bromelain has many health benefits. It inhibits platelet aggregation and helps break down fibrinogen, which may assist with high blood pressure and arterial plaque reduction. Bromelain inhibits the production of pro inflammatory prostaglandins, it has anti microbial properties, especially useful for infections of the intestinal tract. It is a natural protease inhibitor and has also been used in people with AIDS. Its use may benefit those with food or chemical sensitivities and chronic candidiasis.
Serving Size: 1 Capsule: Bromelain (2,000 G.D.U. per gram) 500 mg. Other Ingredients: gelatin (capsule) and magnesium stearate. Contains NO yeast, dairy, egg, gluten, soy or wheat. Contains no sugar, starch, salt, preservatives, or artificial colour, flavour or fragrance.
Keep out of reach of Children. If you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or breastfeeding, consult your health care professional before using this product. Bromelain promotes the action of warfarin, so do not take together. Care if on antibiotics, as Bromelain increases the absorption of most antibiotics.