The pineapple originally comes from Central and South America, but is now cultivated around the globe in the tropics. The golden yellow fruit of the pineapple contains many vitamins, minerals and enzymes.


Scientific name
Ananas comosus, globu.

Plant family

Plant parts used

Bromelain, Campesterol, Serotonin, Stigmasterol, Beta-Sitosterol, Vitamin-C, Linalool, Salicylate, Tyrosine.

Medicinal properties

Its juice and the enjoyment of the fruit flesh promotes metabolism. The bromelain contained in the pineapple is particularly beneficial for the digestion of proteins. The pineapple can also lower blood pressure and prevent arteriosclerosis.

Main use: Metabolism.

Healing effects

      • Stomach weakness
      • Digestive
      • Intestinal problems
      • Anti-inflammatory
      • BP’s dropping
      • Arteriosclerosis
      • Joint problems

Application method

      • Orally


Pineapple (Wiktionary)



  • enPR: pīʹnăpəl, IPA(key): /ˈpaɪnæpəl/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈpaɪnəpəl/, /ˌpaɪnˈæpəl/

Etymology 1

From Middle English pinappel (pinecone, literally pine-apple/pine-fruit), equivalent to pine +‎ apple. Later applied to the fruit of the pineapple plant due to its resemblance to a pinecone. Compare the post-Classical Latin pomum pini, the Old French pume de pin, the Middle French and French pomme de pin, the Middle Dutch and Dutch pijnappel

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