Pome Fact
Pomegranate is thought to be native from Persia, where it was cultivated as early as 4,000 years ago. Pomegranate is a member of the berry family and has a thick, leathery, crimson-to-brown shell containing a pinkish pulp and edible scarlet seeds that are tender, sweet, and tart. Some prefer to eat around the seeds, while others eat not only the seeds but the pulp as well. Seeds are eaten fresh, used in salads, desserts, sorbets, soups, meat sauces, poultry, as a garnish, and for juice and in sauces.

Availability: 10 October �22 December

Pomegranate juice

Secret to a healthy heart might just lie in a glass of pomegranate juice. Pomegranate juice has been found to slow down heart muscle damage caused by factors like cholesterol and also reduces blood pressure.

Drinking pomegranate juice can fight prostate cancer. Drinking 8 ounces pomegranate juice daily can suppress prostate cancer activity in men with recurrent prostate cancer. Pomegranate juice not only appears to prevent hardening of the arteries by reducing blood vessel damage, but the antioxidant � rich juice may also reverse the progression of this disease.

Antioxidants in pomegranate fight inflammation and may also counter cancer and heart disease.

The juice of pomegranate is toxic to most breast cancer cells, yet has almost no effect on healthy cells. Pomegranate seems to replace the estrogen often prescribed to protect postmenopausal woman against heart disease and osteoporosis. Pomegranate juice for pregnant mothers may help babies resist brain injury.

Pomegranate seed oil

1 – Delay of skin aging

It helps to prevent the formation of skin cancer by reducing the frequency of lesions and limit the occurrence of tumors. It can help reduce the signs of aging and improves elasticity of skin and excellent oil for eczema, psoriasis and mature, sunburned or aging skin. Also it can revitalize and repair your skin while simultaneously resolving fine wrinkles and it is rich in conjugated fatty acid, which help nourish and protect the body.

2- Prevention of arteriosclerosis

3- Repression of inflammation:

The fatty acid of the pomegranate is among others responsible for formation of prostaglandin in human body. Prostaglandins are important hormones for the metabolism and immune defense which are built up by the body itself.

4- Hormonal therapy

Unpleasant hot flashes during menopause can be prevented by the ingredients of the pomegranate. Therefore the pomegranate is well suited to replace the estrogen therapy Pomegranate rind To check diarrhea, chronic dysentery, arrest bleeding and repel worms. Indication: Protracted diarrheas, chronic dysentery, hematochezia, prolapse of auns, abnormal 1 uterine bleeding, excessive leucorrhea, intestinal parastosis with abdominal pain.