Pineapple juice also calms the cough and expectorant properties, possibly due to organic acids and sugars it contains. It is also a mild diuretic, and helps eliminate body water may be useful in afeccios related to fluid retention such as arthritis, gout, cellulitis ... It is also a vermifuge (to eliminate intestinal worms, with this application are widely used in China). It is used in weight loss diets and appetite suppressant (anorectic action).
Bromelain is a combination of three proteolytic enzymes (bromelain, and ananasa extranasa) that, like pepsin from the stomach, is able to break the accelerating protein digestion. Bromelain also enhances the movement and to break clots that can form and thins the blood.
Prevention in athletes serves to prevent tendinitis (inflammation of the tendon) and bursitis (inflammation of the synovial sacks).
In many countries the fruit is considered a good aphrodisiac.