Overview

Proteolytic enzymes (proteases) are enzymes that break down protein. These enzymes are made by animals, plants, fungi, and bacteria.

Some proteolytic enzymes that may be found in supplements include bromelain, chymotrypsin, ficin, papain, serrapeptase, and trypsin.

Proteolytic enzymes are used for a long list of conditions including cleaning wounds on the skin, help with digestion, pain and swelling, and many other conditions.

How does it work ?

Proteolytic enzymes are enzymes that break down proteins in the body or on the skin. This might help with digestion or with the breakdown of proteins involved in swelling and pain.

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