Wobenzym N Classic is a combination of enzymes in tablet form that relieves common pain and soreness and keeps joints healthy, according to Wobenzym, its manufacturer. The tablet ingredients include papain, an extract from papaya; bromelain, a pineapple extract; chymotrypsin and trypsin, which are pancreatic enzymes; and rutin, an antioxidant.
Named for its two inventors, Dr. Max Wolf, an Austrian scientist, physician and professor, and Dr. Helen Benitez, Dr. Wolf's associate, Wobenzym was created in the late 1950s. In 1960, the inventors introduced the product in Germany, and as of 2015, athletes and other consumers worldwide use the formulation as a daily health supplement and after physical activity or stressful situations, explains Wobenzym. The supplement aids the immune system by recreating a healthy balance of cytokines, notes Drugs.com.