Bromelain is an enzyme extracted from

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Bromelain is an enzyme extracted from Pineapple.

Bromelain is a protease enzyme extract isolated from pineapples. The enzyme is present in different parts of the pineapple plants. Bromelain is the protease enzyme isolated from the plants that belong to the Bromeliaceae family. The Bromeliaceae family contains monocot flowering plants. The plants belonging to the Bromeliaceae family are Spanish moss ( Tillandsia usneoides ), Pineapple ( Ananas comosus ), and queen of the Andes ( Puya raimondii ).

The two main enzymes that belong to the Bromelain are stem bromelain (EC and fruit bromelain (EC Bromelain is beneficial in the inhibition of platelet aggregation and angina pectoris. It is also used to treat pain, muscle soreness, and burns.