Pomegranate (Punica grantum) is the fruit of a yellowish-red color, full of edible seeds that ripen in late autumn. Although it is considered as one of the most healing fruits, it is rarely used in the meals preparation.
It strengthens the immune system
One pomegranate can satisfy up to 16 percent of the daily requirement for vitamin C. So it is not so surprising that the regular consumption of pomegranate is advisable, because it strengthens the immune system, particularly during seasons of colds and flu viruses.
It protects your heart
Punicalagin can be found in pomegranate, an antioxidant which has a beneficial effects on the heart and blood vessels.
Regular consumption of this fruit lowers blood pressure and reduces the amount of bad cholesterol in the body.
It improves the mood
If you want to change your mood for the better, try with pomegranate. This fruit is full of phytochemicals that stimulate the creation of serotonin, a hormone that regulates a number of biological functions in the body (body temperature, appetite etc.) When in balance, it gives a sense of mental relaxation and pleasure.
It preserves teeth and bones
Pomegranate is rich in potassium, calcium, phosphorus and iron, and is considered to be the guardian of dental health and excellent in the prevention of osteoporosis.
Liquid guard of men’s health
It has been shown that pomegranate extract is up to ten times more potent than the fruit itself. For example, one glass of juice a day can improve the quality of sperm, reduce the possibility of getting erectile dysfunction and protect the prostate. Pomegranate juice is an excellent ally to destroy bacteria in the body such as E. coli and staphylococcus.