Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Efficacy of Pineapple as medicinal plant

Pineapple are fruits that contain lots of vitamins and serves as a medicinal plants. Starting from vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, phosphorus, dextrose, sucrose and the enzyme bromelain. The enzyme bromelain in pineapple efficacious for anti-inflammatory, helps digestion in the stomach, inhibiting the growth of cancer cells and prevents blood clotting.
Efficacy of Pineapple as medicinal plant

Ananas comosus (L.) Merr. is the Latin name of pineapple, which is a kind of tropical plant from Brazil, Bolivia, and Paraguay. These medicinal plants included in the family Bromeliaceae. Stature (habitus) of low vegetation, herbaceous (chronic) with 30 or more leaves are long, sharp-tipped, arranged in a rosette around a thick stem. Honey-sucking birds (hummingbirds) are the natural pollinators of this fruit.

Pineapple are grown in lowland areas with an altitude of 100-200 m above sea level. In upland areas, these plants can still grow to a height of 1200 m above sea level. Optimum growth of pineapple plants between 100-700 m above sea level.

Efficacy pineapple
1. Water (juice) pineapple: worms, sore throat, Give, give, lose weight, digestive problems
2. Pineapple leaves (washed, finely ground, and then smeared in a hospital): For burns, itching and boils
3. Dandruff: Provide 1 / 4 ripe pineapple fruit. Peel the skin, and scar, and filtered. Add the juice of 1 orange juice and stir until blended. Use this mixture to rub the scalp of dandruff. Do it the night before bed. The next morning washing your hair. Do it 2-3 times a week.
4. Inflammation of the skin: provide 1 / 2 pineapple that has been cooked. Peel the skin, and scar. Results of scar used to rub the skin scaly and peeling. Do it once a day, the evening before bed. The next morning freshly washed clean. Do it every day.
5. Constipation: drinking water of 3 pieces of pineapple, but choose the fruit that has not been cooked properly and is a bit sour.

Pineapples have Side Effects
Although the pineapple has many benefits, there are also side effects caused by the pineapple fruit when consuming excessive.
1. Can abort the womb. There is a myth that says that eating pineapple can cause the death of a young womb. Some studies suggest potential as young pineapple as a drug for abortion. It is therefore recommended to pregnant mothers not to consume young pineapple.
2. Improving blood sugar levels. Ripe pineapple which has turned out to contain fairly high sugar content. People with diabetes should not consume excessive pineapple.
3. Cause arthritis. According to some studies, in the process of digestion, pineapple fruit fermented into alcohol that can trigger arthritis. For patients with rheumatoid arthritis and inflammation itself should limit their consumption of pineapple.

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