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


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.


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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The effects of Ananas comosus L leaves on diabetic-dyslipidemic rats induced by alloxan and a highfat/high-cholesterol diet.
The Ananas Bar and Brasserie in Sydney said the bright red-lipped urinals shaped like an open mouth were 'a commonly used European design piece from female Dutch artist Meike van Schijndel'.
For example, the English gave the pineapple its name because of its resemblance to a pine cone while the French word ananas is derived from the Guarani word for exquisite fruit.
By the disposition of the Walks this garden is divided into several indifferent big Squares, some of which are as full of Fruit-trees, and amongst them, besides Apple-Trees, Pear-Trees, Quince-Trees, Apricot-Trees and other excellent Fruits of Europe, you have also Ananas, Banana-Trees and several others that bear the rarest Fruits to be found in the several parts of the World .
Bazi meyve (muz, kivi, ananas, limon), tahil (arpa, bugday, cavdar), et, findik, fistik, baharat, hayvan kepegi, kil, salyasi, lateks bunlarin basinda gelmektedir.
Solanaceae Dhutara 18 Areca catechu Palmae Supari 19 Allium cepa Liliaceae Piyaj 20 Ananas comosus (L.
Fruit Cocktail is a proprietary blend of Fragaria ananas (strawberry) seed oil, Ribes nigra (blackcurrant) seed oil, Prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernel oil and Sambucus nigra (elderberry) seed oil to make an exclusive fruit-based natural emollient.
L'un dirigeait la FENOPAB (Federation Nationale des Organisations des Professionnels de l Ananas du Benin) et l'autre le LARES (Laboratoire d'Analyse Regionale et d'expertise sociale).
One of the first plants that I was given by Blanche was an offset from Ananas comosus var.
Desta forma, o trabalho objetivou avaliar as caracteristicas germinativas e o efeito de tratamentos pregerminativos nas sementes de Ananas ananassoides.