Advanced Findings on Bromelain concerning Prevention of Bowel Cancer & Arthritis Pain Relief

With its sharp leaves and thick skin, the pineapple is as intimidating as a porcupine, yet equally intoxicating because of its juicy, sweet golden flesh. What most people don’t realize about this tasty fruit, however, it’s infinitely more useful to humans than just as a garnish for tropical drinks. It’s a true medicine.

Pineapple is a South American native and a cherished part of Hawaiian folk medicine. Used widely as a natural remedy to treat everything from indigestion to allergies, it is brimming over with vitamin C, B1, potassium and manganese. In addition to these phytonutrients, it appears that the secret to its almost supernatural healing power comes from a protein-digesting enzyme called bromelain. In fact, pineapple is one of the richest sources of bromelain in the world.

According to the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC), the use of the enzyme bromelain with turmeric has been believed to be effective in the treatment of arthritis pain. This enzyme is a mixture of proteolytic enzymes that helps the intestines break down and absorb more proteins. In addition, it helps in relieving stomach problems such as stomachache and diarrhea. Another study also says that eating half-pineapple fruit contains 2.2 grams of total dietary fiber. Back again with the content of bromelain and fiber from pineapple fruit that is beneficial to the digestive system, bromelain has a soothing properties in the stomach.

Future of Bromelain Market: High Demand in APAC Region

According to the ongoing study by PMR, in food and beverage and pharmaceutical industries, bromelain is used on a large scale and is also considered as the major driver for the growth of the market. It is also considered as a medical treatment. It is an important ingredient in anti-aging solutions and the increasing anti-aging cosmetics demand and rising consumer beauty awareness is anticipated to drive the market growth. Herbal medicines market is expected to record higher growth rate in future which is anticipated to propel the demand for bromelain. During the forecast period, APAC is anticipated to account for significant share in the market. Rise in population density along with increasing meat import in China and ASEAN countries is expected to contribute noteworthy share in bromelain market in the region. North America and Europe accounts for significant share in the market, owing to increasing demand for herbal raw materials in cosmetic industry. In North America, U.S. holds significant share due to rise in consumption of ready to drink beverages, processed food and meat. Due to rapid industrialization, Latin America is anticipated to register higher growth rate in future.

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Shambhu Nath Jha

Shambhu Nath Jha with an experience nearing a decade, has helped over 50 large and medium to small business enterprise to foray into new markets, increase footprint in the existing bucket and understand the nature of the beast. These beasts are the companies that have been primarily engaged in chemicals, material or packaging activities, and encountering challenge either in maintain P&L or staying ahead of their competitors. He has authored over 300 industry research papers consisting critical information such as market growth, total addressable market, serviceable addressable market, market size, forecast, player strategies, market share estimates and winning imperatives along with recommendations. He is also the pioneer of “three slope distributor/off-taker evaluation model” used by several multinational companies to track the performance of channel partners. A consultant by profession, writer by mood and explorer by desire, Shambhu Nath is currently employed with a London based market research and consulting firm as a full time consultant. A few of the industry verticals where he demonstrated his skill includes water and wastewater treatment chemicals, high purity alumina, water purifiers, activated carbon, chloramine filters, bio-based bioplastics, water purifiers, textile chemicals etc.