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Some people may wonder, "What is bromelain used for?" Bromelain is a name for enzymes found in pineapple. These enzymes can dissolve protein and are used to tenderize meat and as nutritional supplements. When used medicinally, bromelain is claimed to help with the following conditions:
 
Some of these possible bromelain uses are more legitimate than others, although much more research is necessary to confirm that bromelain is truly effective for any use.
 
(Click Benefits of Bromelain for the full eMedTV article. This article offers more information on what bromelain is used for, including information on how bromelain works and whether it is effective for various uses.)
 
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