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Ananas comosus Pineapple Nanas Bromeliacea.
 

Ananas comosus, Pineapple, Bromeliacea, Nanas

 

Ananas comosus, Pineapple, Bromeliacea, Nanas

Cultivated by Central American Indians for centuries, the pineapple wild origin is believed to be in Brazil.The leaf rosettes are 4 ft (1.2 m) wide. The sword-shaped leaves are viciously edged with tiny thorns.Fruit occurs in the second year if conditions are suitable.
Plant in full sun in fertile, well-drained soil. They are usually propagated from the basal suckers that develop on mature rosettes.
You can remove the leafy top from the fruit and treat it as a cutting, either rooting it in soil or water.
Medicinal Properties of the Pineapple Fruit: It contains micro-nutrients protects against cancer and this micro-nutrients also break up blood clots and is beneficial to the heart. It has diuretic properties. Pineapple juices also kills intestinal worms. It also relieves intestinal disorders and soothes the bile.It stimulates the kidneys and aids in removing toxic elements in the body.
It contains a mixture of enzymes called bromelain. Bromelain blocks the production of kinins that form when there is inflammation.It helps reduce swelling brought about by arthritis, gout, sore throat and acute sinusitis. It helps accelerate the healing of wounds due to injury or surgery.

 

  

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