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Alternative Names

Smooth Cayenne, Hilo, St. Michael, Giant Kew, Charlotte Rothschild, Perolera, Bumanguesa, Monte Lirio, Cabezona, Valera, Valera Amarilla, Valera Roja, Castilla, Cumanesa, Morada, Monte Oscuro, Abacaxi, Sugarloaf, Brecheche, Caicara, Chocona, Congo Red, Panare, Santa Marta, Cacho de Venado, Pearl, Mauritius, Singapore Red, Queen, Natal Queen, MacGregor, James Queen, Ripley, Alexandria, Egyptian Queen, Kallara Local

Scientific Name

Ananas Comosus

Why Do People Use Pineapple?

Oral preparations of Ananas comosus (Pineapple), like pineapple powder, contain a proteolytic enzyme bromelain, which helps to digests food by breaking down protein. Bromelain also has anti-clotting, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer effects. According to recent studies, consumption of pineapple regularly helps fight against arthritis, indigestion and worm infestation. Ananas comosus is full of B-complex group of vitamins like thiamin, folates, riboflavin, pyridoxine and minerals like manganese, copper and potassium. Potassium is thought to be essential constituent of body fluids and cell, which helps control blood pressure and heart rate. Copper is a helpful substitute for synthesis process in red blood cell. Manganese is also reported to be a co-factor for the enzyme superoxide dismutase, which is the most powerful and effective free radical scavenger.

Is It Safe To Use?

There are proteolytic enzymes bromelain in pineapple powder that may result in over uterine bleeding if utilized in excessive dosage during pregnancy.

How Effective Is Pineapple?

To confirm about the effectiveness of pineapple, there is unreliable and insufficient information available.

How Pineapple Works?

Raw form of Ananas comosus is an admirable medium of vitamin C (131% DV per cup serving) and manganese (76% Daily Value (DV) in a one US cup serving). It also contains bromelain, proteolytic enzyme which breaks down protein. If there is sufficient amount of bromelain, juice of raw pineapple may be used as a tenderizer and meat marinade. Enzymes of pineapple can interact with the preparation of some foods items, such as gelatin-based desserts or jelly but would be destroyed during canning and cooking. The dosage of bromelain in the fruit is likely not important, being mostly in the inedible stalk.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Pineapple?

No side effects.

How Pineapple Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Not known.

How Pineapple Interacts With Drugs?

Not known.

How Pineapple Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How Pineapple Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Pineapple Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Not known.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Pineapple?

No specific dosage for pineapple.



General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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