Everyone likes to eat, regardless of age. The Pomegranate [Delum] tree, called Punica granatum, grows to a height of 5-8 meters. Pomegranates are commonly found in the Northern Hemisphere from September to February, and in the Southern Hemisphere from March to May. It was introduced by Spanish sailors to the Central, and South American continents around the 16th century.
|Botanical Name||Punica granatum|
It is considered as one of the healthiest fruits in the fruit world. Scientific research has shown that eating pomegranates can prevent many diseases. Here is the information about the hidden qualities of a pomegranate.
Pomegranates, known as berries, have a bright, shiny red colour when ripe. A well-ripened cup of pomegranate (174g) contains as many nutrients as the following:
Fibre: seven grams
Protein: three grams
Vitamin C: 30% of the daily requirement
Vitamin K: 36% of your daily requirement
Folate: 16% of the daily requirement
Potassium: 12% of the daily requirement
Sugar: 24 grams
Two powerful plant compounds
Pomegranates are perfect for the two potent plant compounds that are rarely found in fruits, punicalagin, and punicic acids. Punicalagins, an extremely powerful antioxidant, is rich in pomegranate juice and bark. It is so powerful that it contains three times as much antioxidant content as red wine or green tea.
Seeds also contain pleonastic acid, which is a major contributor to fighting cancer. This is why pomegranate oils are used to produce anti-cancer drugs.
Research has shown that pomegranates can be used against prostate cancer in men as well as breast cancer in most women. Accordingly,it has the ability to slow down the growth of cancer cells.
PSA (prostate-specific antigen) protein produced in prostate cancer doubles in a very short period and research has shown that a person with prostate cancer who consumes 8 ounces (0.24 l) of this juice every day will double in 15 weeks. The production speed is up to 54 weeks.
Reduces the risk of high blood pressure and heart attack
Hypertension can be a major contributing factor to heart disease. Research has shown that drinking pomegranate juice for two weeks can reduce hypertension without medication, as pomegranate juice is 5 ounces (0.15 l) a day.
This juice also helps to control type two diabetes and lowers LDL cholesterol, which contributes to heart disease.
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Arthritis is a disease that many older people suffer from. Despite its various forms, the most common are swelling and inflammation of the joints. Plant compounds found in pomegranate contribute to reducing inflammation associated with arthritis.
Research has also shown that pomegranate extract can be used to stop the enzymes that cause bone loss and damage the joints.
The secret of a great memory, and a strong body
Recent research has shown that pomegranate juice and peas enhance memory. Research has shown that 28 elderly people with forgetfulness has been given 8 ounces (0.24 l) of this juice every day, significantly increasing their audio and visual memory.
This is why scientists have focused on the use of pomegranates for the development of drugs for Alzheimer’s disease.
In addition, it contains a high edible nitrate. It is said to increase the body’s ability to work. Research has shown that 19 athletes can significantly increase their blood supplied by giving one gm of pomegranate extract 30 minutes before they start running on a running machine. Scientists believe that it can be used as a remedy for excessive stress.
How good is it to eat pomegranates instead of eating preserved apples and oranges?
Think about this when buying fruit. Similarly, when buying pomegranates, focus on buying pomegranates that are light-coloured, dark-red to brown, with a bark that is quite heavy.
Our native pomegranate does not grow very large and may not look as good as the pomegranate, but did you know that the quality of the local pomegranate is infinite?
When visiting a sick neighbour, relative, or hospitalized patient, take it with a local pomegranate. This is because the nutritional value of this is high.
It is found that the medicinal components of local pomegranate have the ability to cure and control ailments, gastritis, and arthritis, as a person often has constipation, bloating, and stomach problems.
For people with diabetes and gastritis, watermelon and pomegranate can be very beneficial.
As a housewife, try planting fruit likes a native pomegranate in your garden space. Planting a wide variety of fruits in a spacious home is one of the healths benefits of consuming poisonous fruits.
This fruit is preferred in local medicine because it is known for its medicinal properties, and for It’s healing properties. It can be cured of pomegranate in any condition.
As an example of that, remember that your house had this tree. Obviously, the tree was planted in the yard of a house because of its properties.
In the past, when adults who were displaced were drinking this fruit juice, their elders poured fruit from the pomegranate tree in the yard for such a patient.
The other important thing is to plant a fruit tree like pomegranate which will give you many benefits for your family’s health.