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pine·ap·ple

(pīn'ap-ĕl),
The fruit of Ananas sativa or Bromelia ananas (family Bromeliaceae); it contains a proteolytic and milk-clotting enzyme, bromelain.

pineapple

Herbal medicine
A tropical plant, the “fruit”—a complex flowering head that forms around the stem—of which is anti-inflammatory, thrombolytic and a digestive tonic; its most active principle is bromelain, an enzyme used commercially as a natural meat tenderiser.

pineapple,

n Latin name:
Ananas comosus; part used: fruit; uses: antifungal, antiinflammatory, obesity, constipation, wounds, source for the enzyme complex-bromelain, known to act as a platelet aggregation inhibitor; precautions: avoid therapeutic use in pregnancy, lactation, or for children, ACE inhibitor medications, anticoagulants. Also called
ananas, golden rocket, or
smooth cayenne. See also bromelain.
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Quanto aos produtos naturais, os sucos de mamão e abacaxi apresentaram valores relativamente similares, com preço mais acessível em relação a todas as soluções.
1985), como, por exemplo, o uso dos sucos de abacaxi ou de casca de mamão para maceração.
Outro produto testado extraído de plantas foi o suco de abacaxi (Ananas comosus).
Brazil / Abacaxis -- (2,898) -- Brazil / Other -- (365) -- Sub-total -- (3,263) -- OTHER -- (88) -- TOTAL $(713) $(23,745) $37,410
Brazil / Andorinhas -- -- 9,310 Brazil / Abacaxis -- -- 2,264 Brazil / Other -- -- 593 Bolivia / San Simon -- (173) -- Sub-total -- (173) 12,167 OTHER -- -- 228 TOTAL $(1,961) $(199) $72,635
Brazil / Andorinhas -- -- 9,166 Brazil / Abacaxis -- -- 2,119 Brazil / Other -- -- 340 Bolivia / Other -- -- 173 Sub-total -- -- 11,798 OTHER -- -- -- TOTAL (1,185) -- 67,022
Bertoni is now acting as Exploration Manager for Brazil and has the responsibility for managing existing projects, including Andorinhas and Abacaxis, as well as looking for new opportunities in Brazil.