What does nattokinase enzyme do?
Nattokinase is an enzyme (a protein that speeds up reactions in the body) that is extracted from a popular Japanese food called natto . Natto is boiled soybeans that have been fermented with a type of bacteria. Natto has been used as a folk remedy for diseases of the heart and blood vessels for hundreds of years.
What is nattokinase enzyme used for?
Nattokinase is commonly used orally for cardiovascular diseases including heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, stroke, chest pain (angina), deep vein thrombosis (DVT), “hardening of the arteries” (atherosclerosis), hemorrhoids, varicose veins, poor circulation, and peripheral artery disease (PAD).