Wobenzym N and Wobenzym Plus
• Enteric Coated (pH-Stable) Enzyme Supplement
Details of the functions of the enzymes are at the foot of the page.
|Enzyme|| Wobenzym Plus|
Serving Size (2 Tablets)
| Wobenzym N|
Serving Size (3 Tablets)
|Bromelain||270 mg (1,350 FIP-units)||135 mg (675 FIP-units)|
|Trypsin||144 mg (4,320 FIP-units)||72 mg (2160 FIP-unit}s|
|Rutoside Trihydrate (rutin)||300 mg||150 mg|
|Pancreatin||Not present||300 mg (56,000 USP-units protease (pancreas) Susscrofa)|
|Papain||Not present||180 mg (492 FIP-units † Carica papaya)|
|Chymotrypsin||Not present||3 mg (900 FIP-unit|
† (pancreas) Bos taurus)
- FIP-units are a measure of the enzymatic activity of bromelain and trypsin.
- USP-units are a measure of the enzymatic activity of pancreatin.
- † indicates that the amount of enzyme is listed in FIP-units instead of USP-units.
Please note that this is just a comparison of the amounts of enzymes present in the two tables. It is not possible to determine which product is better based on this information alone.
Wobenzym Plus Double Strength
Clinically researched Wobenzym® Plus is the most potent formula yet. With its increased activity compared to Wobenzym® N and a convenient, 4-tablets-a-day dose, patients require fewer pills to consume than other Wobenzym® formulations.
Wobenzym® Plus is offered in the form of enteric-coated tablets and provides a specific formulation of proteolytic enzymes to help maintain healthy joint function, offer temporary relief of everyday aches, pains and muscle soreness, and support fast recovery following exertion.
Adults take 2 tablets with water twice daily at least 45 minutes before meals, or as directed by a healthcare professional.
|Wobenzym Plus||Amount per serving (2 Tablets)|
|Bromelain** (1,350 FIP***-units)||270 mg|
|Trypsin (4,320 FIP***-units)||144 mg|
|Rutoside Trihydrate (rutin)||300 mg|
Wobenzym N (non vegetarian)
Has been made in Germany since the 1960s and has been clinically researched over the past 50 years in over 200 clinical trials and is Germany’s most popular immune system supplement. A systemic enzyme formula that supports the body’s own defence. Your body uses systemic enzymes to rebalance the inflammatory response and fine-tune the bodies repair processes to help you recover from injury.
WobenzymN has an enteric-coated shell to ensure the enzymes can transit through the acidic environment of the stomach and reach the small intestine in a form in which they can be absorbed and utilized
Take three (3) tablets, two (2) times daily, at least 45 minutes before meals or as recommended by your health care professional.
The WobenzymN tablets need to be swallowed with a glass of water making sure not to chew the tablets. This will prevent damage to the enteric coated protective layer of the tablet. This coating allows the tablets to arrive at the small intestine where they can be effectively absorbed.
Do not take if already on Blood thinning medication or if you regularly use aspirin which can have a blood thinning effect.
|Wobenzym N Serving size: 3 Tablets|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|< Carbohydrate Total >||<1.0 g||<1%**|
|Pancreatin*** 56,000 USP-units protease (pancreas) Susscrofa||300 mg||*|
|Papain*** 492 FIP-unit † Carica papaya||180 mg||*|
|Bromelain *** 675 FIP-unit † Ananus camosus||135 mg||*|
|Trypsin*** 2160 FIP-unit † (pancreas) Sus scrofa||72 mg||*|
|Chymotrypsin*** 900 FIP-unit † (pancreas) Bos taurus||3 mg||*|
|Rutosid *** •3H 2 0 (Rutin) sophora japonica||150 mg||*|
** Daily Value not established.
The Enzymes Used in The Wobenzym Formulas
Bromelain is a protease found in pineapple fruit. It also has anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties. Bromelain is sometimes used to treat digestive problems, inflammation, and pain.
Chymotrypsin is a protease produced by the pancreas and small intestine. It is also essential for digestion of proteins. .
Pancreatin is a mixture of enzymes produced by the pancreas. It contains amylase, lipase, and protease. These enzymes are essential for digestion of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins.
Papain is a protease found in papaya fruit. It has anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties. Papain is sometimes used to treat digestive problems, inflammation, and pain.
Protease is a general term for enzymes that break down proteins. .
Rutin is a flavonoid found in buckwheat, citrus fruits, and other plants. It has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Rutoside trihydrate is a flavonoid that has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It may help to reduce inflammation and swelling, and it may also help to protect blood vessels from damage.
Trypsin is a protease produced by the pancreas. It is essential for digestion of proteins.
- Please note that the health claims listed above are not yet supported by sufficient scientific evidence.
- I do not recommend using any of these enzymes to treat any specific medical condition.
- If you are considering taking any of these enzymes, please talk to your doctor first.
If you are considering taking any of these enzymes as supplements, it is important to talk to your doctor first. They can help you determine if these enzymes are right for you and can advise you on the appropriate dosage.
Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always talk to your doctor before taking any supplements, especially if you have any underlying health conditions or are taking any medications.