Ananas comosus – Pineapple

Ananas comosus; Eng: Pineapple; Indo: Nanas; Ita/Swe: Ananas
Family: Bromeliacea

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Habitat: The pineapple is a perennial and grows about 1-1.5 meters tall.  It blooms about 200 flowers and thereby it develops its fruit. It grows in South America, Asia, in the tropical regions.

Part used: Fruit and root.

Constituents: Bromelain, papain, Vitamin C, maganese.

Actions: Anti-inflammatory, astringent, abortificent, emmenagogue.

Uses:
Medical uses: Ananas comosus is used in case of water retention, inflammations, cellulite etc. It is used to induce periods. The root is used for diarrhea.
The name nanas, means “excellent fruit”, it has a very sweet taste and it is rich in vitamins.

Cautions: Do not use in pregnancy.

 

 

by Phytoart, Xilef Welner

 Plants

 

 

 

 

 

Share...


Comments are closed.

Gentian
Links
Hop
Humulus Lupulis – Hop
13419260_832570630206795_4680120576385184152_n
Herbal Medicine 1 Venice 2016
Blends
PHYTOART