Bruises are a common skin injury caused by internal bleeding under the skin due to trauma.
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Bromelain also known as Pineapple Extract is a group of enzymes found in the stem, fruit and juice of the pineapple plant, Ananas comosus. Native to the Americas, it has been used medicinally by Central and South Americans for centuries. Bromelain’s anti-inflammatory properties are used in the treatment of pain and swelling, osteoarthritis, cancer, digestive issues, and topically for burns.
Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin present in foods including vegetables (spinach, kale, chard, broccoli, collard greens, brussels sprouts), fruits (prunes, avocado, blueberries, figs), meat (beef liver, pork), dairy (cheese), eggs, and legumes (soybeans). Responsible for blood clotting and healthy bones, Vitamin K is used in the treatment of osteoporosis and heart disease.
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