Bromelain 2400 nutritionally supports the body’s innate ability to digest food and to maintain musculoskeletal comfort at the cellular level. As a proteolytic enzyme, bromelain aids in the healthy functioning of the digestive system when taken with food. Taken between meals, bromelain maintains healthy kinin and fibrin production, supporting healthy musculoskeletal function. Research suggests that bromelain may promote muscle and joint comfort by providing support for healthy platelet function and inflammatory balance Bromelain is sourced form the stem of pineapple. The activity of Pure Encapsulations Bromelain 2400 is expressed as GDU (gelatin digestion units) and provides 2,400 GDU per gram. One GDU is the amount of enzyme that will liberate 1 mg of amino nitrogen from a standard gelatin solution at pH 4.5-5.5 after 20 minutes digestion at 45˚C. Ascorbyl palmitate is derived from corn dextrose fermentation and palm oil. SUGGESTED USAGE Pure Encapsulations recommends Bromelain 2400 500 mg: 1–4 capsules per day, in divided doses, with or between meals, as indicated. INGREDIENTS Each vegetable capsule contains: bromelain (2,400 gdu/gram) 500 mg. other ingredients: ascorbyl palmitate, vegetarian capsule (cellulose, water) WARNINGS Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women. Bromelain has been associated with GI upset or diarrhea. Individuals with an allergy to pineapple should avoid this product. Consult your physician for more information. Bromelain may be contra-indicated with blood thinning medications and certain antibiotics. Consult your physician for more information.