Bromelain is one of the best inflammation tamers you can come across. Just in case you are ready to seek it out, look no further. Bromelain is found in the stem and in the fruit of the pineapple. You can find Bromelain supplements in you local whole food stores or sometimes pharmacies. I always recommend trying to get your nutrients from whole foods first, but if you can not, then supplements are the next best thing. Here are a few great benefits of Bromelain:

  •  Aid in Digestion
  •  Reduce Inflammation
  •  Help as a Quick Healing for Wounds
  •  Help with Sinusitis
  •  Help Reduces Swelling
  •  Help with Colds
  •  Help with Flu
  •  Help with Ear Infections
  •  Prevent Atherosclerosis
  •  Prevent Platelet Clumping
  •  Help Those with Wheat and Grain Allergies
  •  Increase Potency of Antibiotics
  •  Help with Muscle Soreness
  •  Help with Phlebitis (inflammation of the veins)
  •  Help with Lupus
  •  Help with Gout
  •  Help with Intermittent Claudication (Muscle pain, soreness, numbness)
  •  Help with Osteoarthritis
  • May Help with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Possible side effects: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, skin rash, heavy menstrual bleeding, may increase bleeding in those who are  in those taking aspirins or blood thinners. Please do not take Bromelain supplements if you are allergic to pineapples. (For Educational Purposes)