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.
Ananas comosus, globu.
Plant parts used
Bromelain, Campesterol, Serotonin, Stigmasterol, Beta-Sitosterol, Vitamin-C, Linalool, Salicylate, Tyrosine.
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.
- Stomach weakness
- Intestinal problems
- BP’s dropping
- Joint problems
- enPR: pīʹnăpəl, IPA(key): /ˈpaɪnæpəl/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈpaɪnəpəl/, /ˌpaɪnˈæpəl/
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...