ananas comosus

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People are actually growing pineapples in their houses and yards up north. is shipping more and more exotic fruits to all kinds of people. Each plant has over 200 flowers, the individual fruits of these flowers join together to produce what we call a pineapple. The tough middle stem contains bromelain, an enzyme that digests protein. This tough stem can be broken down in a strong blender like a Vitamix. Both root and fruit can be eaten. Great antiinflammatory. Used to help macular degeneration (eyes), digestion, sinus, arthritis, energy, bones, teeth, gums, blood clots, nausea, morning sickness. Stems used for cancer. Some people “fast” on nothing but pineapple for several weeks to expel worms, parasites and cleanse the body. Also great sugar substitute.
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Micropropagation and growth of in vitro pineapple (Ananas comosus Merr) in Iran.
Bhattachharyya, "Enzymatic, antimicrobial and toxicity studies of the aqueous extract of Ananas comosus (pineapple) crown leaf," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
In this study, pineapple (Ananas comosus) variety MD2 was used, which are provided by the Haixia Institute of Science and Technology, Center for Genomics and Biotechnology, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fujian, China.
Plagas entomologicas y otros artropodos en el cultivo de la pina (Ananas comosus var.
Bromelain, the enzyme complex of pineapple (Ananas comosus) and its clinical application: An update.
Pineapple (Ananas comosus Meer) is one of the most delicious tropical fruits.