Ananas comosus

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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.

Ananas comosus,

n See pineapple.
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Carica papaya Water soaked wrinkled Whitish becoming appearance with brown black with depression age Ananas comosus Sunken large depression Colony white then light yellow-green, becoming dark yellow-green.
Ananas comosus are combined with roots of Areca catechu and bark of Erythrina variegata, crushed and the juice extracted.
Extracts of Ananas comosus has been found to be effective against exsheathed infective larvae of a gastrointestinal nematode, Haemonchus contortus (Hordegen, P.
Bombacaceae Shimul Root, bark Ananas comosus Bromeliaceae Anarosh Leaf (L.
It was observed that most Marma households plant several plants of Ananas comosus in their homes for their own use.
Among plants cultivated for both home consumption and commercial purposes were Mangifera indica (mango), Areca catechu (betel nut), Borassus flabellifer (sugar palm), Cocos nucifera (coconut), Ananas comosus (pineapple), Carica papaya (papaya), Luffa cylindrica (vegetable sponge), Emblica officinalis (Indian gooseberry), Manihot esculenta (cassava), Cajanus cajan (spotted pigeon pea), Lablab purpureus (hyacinth bean), Tamarindus indica (tamarind), Punica granatum (pomegranate), Moringa oleifera (drumstick tree), Musa sapientum (banana), Psidium guajava (guava), Syzygium cumini (black plum), Averrhoa carambola (star fruit), Piper betle (betel leaf), Ziziphus mauritiana (Indian jujube), Aegle marmelos (wood apple), and Zingiber officinale (ginger).