They are plant enzymes that help break down proteins into amino acids through a process called “proteolysis”.
The most common protease enzymes in plants are bromelain, papain, and actinidain.
Fruits: banana, kiwi, mango, papaya, and pineapple.
- Help with digestion of proteins.
- Help reduce inflammation.
- May speed up healing in burns.
- May help alleviate pain and inflammation in arthritis.
- Are used as an adjuvant in post-surgical recovery.
- May prevent from blood clotting.