pineapple extract

Contains some antioxidant and skin-soothing properties, particularly from the enzyme bromelain it contains.

References for this information:

Biotechnology Research International, 2012

Journal of Ethnopharmacology, February-March 1988, issue 2, pages 191-203

See bromelain

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