Rhonda B. (Republic, Missouri) on 05/05/2021
I eat pineapple everyday and have noticed significant improvement in all my body functions, including no pain. Sometimes I eat just a fruit cuo serving, other days I eat fresh. If I miss a day, I really notice the difference! Makes even your urine smell sweet. A Filipino girl I work with says all the islanders are told that it makes their vagina sweet and boys won't like them if they don't eat it regularly! Good enough for me! I'm 60 and feel like I'm 20, so there you go!
Cris (Queensland) on 04/16/2021
However, conventionally pineapples are a crop that may stay in the ground for a number of years, and therefore extremely potent and long-lasting herbicides are often used when growing them.
It would be wise to source pineapples that are guaranteed to be free of toxic ag chemicals.
Vicki (Arizona) on 04/16/2021
The pain was so severe, it would put my blood pressure up into the stroke range. This was three and a half years of this! Never got any help from any doctors ever! Oh, actually there was one doctor he was a GYN and he prescribed estrogen cream to put up in the vagina every few days a very small amount and that helped tremendously.
Also several nurses said off the record they thought it was Interstitial cystitis since cranberry juice, even unsweetened, would make it worse!
The bromelain and quercetin pills were the answer! They are both enzymes. The bromelain is in the pineapple and green apples and red onions go on my salad with Romaine lettuce and flax seeds and whatever else I want to pile on there with real olive oil from either Italy or Israel and that red vinegar.
Of course, drink plenty of water 20 oz of water first thing in the morning 20 oz before bed and I'm a hundred 25 lb. If you're heavier, drink more. Also, another key is hydration very important hydration means eating the right foods. The minerals you need come from the foods, the water just carries helps carry it around. Drink a cup of water every hour, and don't drink out of plastic bottles.
Eileen (Kansas ) on 06/23/2015
Clean the beets and carrots and then, slice them in medium size pieces. I do not peel beets. Put them in a good strong blender. The resultant juice tastes really good and is so good for the blood. In addition to healing blood vessels, raw organic beet juice is also good for building strong bones. Be sure to warn friends that this healing balm may turn the urine red temporarily.
Dr. Richard Schulze shared how he used to take a blender and raw beets into hospitals where he visited friends awaiting surgery to help strengthen their blood at a critical time. herbdoc.com
A sweet reward after surgery may be an organic pineapple. Bromelain from fresh pineapple is a great-tasting way to reduce inflammation and lose weight. It is said that seven pineapples have enough bromelain to cause contractions and even premature childbirth during pregnancy. Most people do not eat seven pineapples at once, but it is a good to know!
Jerome (Brooklyn, New York) on 07/10/2012
Here is a quick explanation of the anatomy behind tendonitis. Think of your tendons as ropes or cables that operate to pull your muscles and joints like a machine. When these ropes or cables are put under strain, or are weakened for some reason, they tend to fray under the tension. When your tendons fray, tiny fibers poke out from them, just like a frayed old rope.
Now, all tendons are contained within a "tendon sheath, " and the tendon moves back and forth within that sheath as you move your various body parts. When a tendon is healthy and smooth, it moves back and forth within the sheath smoothly. When a tendon is frayed, however, it creates friction as it moves back and forth in the sheath. The inflammation that results from the tendon's frayed fibers constantly rubbing against the tendon sheath is--you guessed it--tendonitis. In theory, the body should eventually be able to digest up the frayed fibers and heal the tendon, but anyone who's had tendonitis knows that this process can easily take years.
Now here's why the remedy works: bromelain is a very potent protein-digesting enzyme derived from pineapple cores. When you ingest this enzyme, it basically enhances your body's ability to digest up any sort of scar tissue, etc. , built up in your body. The frayed tendon fibers causing your tendonitis are precisely the sort of dead fiber that bromelain helps to digest.
Although bromelain by itself works very well, I have found that adding cissus (an herb known for healing joints) together with the bromelain brought me back pretty much good as new. Just remember to take the bromelain on an empty stomach, otherwise it will simply digest whatever protein happens to be in your stomach and you will have wasted your money.
Finally, while topically-applied DMSO and drinking apple cider vinegar also have a good reputation for helping tendonitis and inflammation, I don't think they're necessary, although they are both excellent remedies and adding them certainly won't hurt you.
Paul (LAKE CATHIE NSW AUSTRALIA) on 06/19/2007