Bromelain is a protein-digestive enzyme naturally found in fresh pineapple. For a digestive aid, take with meals. Bromelain can also be taken between meals, on an empty stomach, to reduce occasional swelling and joint or knee discomfort.* Bromelain is a vegetarian alternative to other protein digestive enzymes, and we offer Bromelain in vegetarian capsules. Recommended Dosage: 6211 — Take 1 capsule up to three times per day with meals.