Medicinal Benefits of Pomegranate

Pomegranate is a fruit, a medicine, a herb and much more. According to many researchers, pomegranate juice is one of the best foods that can be utilized to help with the fight against Lung Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Breast Cancer, Alzheimer and blood pressure issues. Let us explore some of the medicinal benefits of Pomegranates.

Health Benefits of Pomegranate

What is Pomegranate?
A Pomegranate is a reddish-pink colored fruit filled with hundreds of seeds that are surrounded by juice-filled sacs. Pomegranates’ juice is considered one of the best cancer fighting anti-oxidants. The name pomegranate is derived from Medieval Latin “pōmum”  means “apple” and “grānātum ” means “seeded”. Pomegranate seeds are also used as a spice known as anardana (from Persian: anar+dana, pomegranate+seed). Here are.  In the Holy Qur’an (Holy book of Muslims), Pomegranate is mentioned as the fruit of Paradise. Here are some worth while reading medicinal benefits of Pomegranate:

Medicinal benefits:

  • The rind of the fruit and the bark of the pomegranate tree are used as a
    Pomegranate

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    traditional remedy against diarrhea, dysentery and intestinal parasites.

  • The seeds and juice are considered a tonic for the heart and throat, and classified as a bitter-astringent (pitta or fire) component under the Ayurvedic system, and considered a healthful counterbalance to a diet high in sweet-fatty (kapha or earth) components.
  • Pomegranate juice is one of the best cancer fighting anti-oxidants and is believed to  contribute to the prevention of breast cancer, lung cancer and prostate cancer.
  • The astringent qualities of the flower juice, rind and tree bark are considered valuable for a variety of purposes, such as stopping nose bleeds and gum bleeds, toning skin, and treating hemorrhoids.
  • Pomegranate juice (of specific fruit strains) is also used as eye drops as it is believed to slow the development of cataracts.
  • Pomegranate extracts have antibacterial effects against dental plaque.

 

22 Responses to Medicinal Benefits of Pomegranate
  1. Ali Ahmad
    May 30, 2012 | 3:46 pm

    Zabardast article…. :) Thanks for sharing such an informative post..

  2. soni
    May 30, 2012 | 4:32 pm

    khaao anaar
    na ho beemaar :P

  3. Muaaz Sarmad
    May 30, 2012 | 6:52 pm

    Wow! I also love to eat pomegranate and take its juice, its wonderful taste can’t be explained in words. Thanks for sharing..

  4. Naina Irshad
    May 30, 2012 | 9:21 pm

    Aur tum apny Parwardigar ki kon kon si Nematon ko Jhutlao gy…

  5. Fatima Iqbal
    June 11, 2012 | 5:00 pm

    Hmmmm……
    Really very nice information.
    jazakALLAH!

  6. admin
    June 11, 2012 | 10:36 pm

    Thanks Fatima..

  7. admin
    June 11, 2012 | 10:37 pm

    Thanks Ali..

  8. admin
    June 11, 2012 | 10:37 pm

    @Soni per hum neey tooo sonna taa, Aik Anaar Soo Bemar :)

  9. admin
    June 11, 2012 | 10:38 pm

    Thanks Muaaz,

    WoW, moou meey pani agayaa, kia karta hai yar hehehe..

  10. admin
    June 11, 2012 | 10:39 pm

    Beshak Naina.. Sahi kaha aap neeey..

  11. Lubaina Ahsan
    June 27, 2012 | 10:38 pm

    Its seed is also used in many recipes.

  12. petchi
    October 26, 2012 | 10:56 am

    medicinal aspects are very interesting -thanks -such informations cane be displayed for other fruits also like banana orange grape etc.,

  13. admin
    October 26, 2012 | 11:08 am

    Yes Petchi, we’ll post on them too. Just stay tuned.. :)

  14. Ishfaq Khan
    November 1, 2012 | 10:22 pm

    Why does everything have a Latin name at its origin? The fruit “Pomegranate” were cultivated in the city of Gharnata, muslim Andalusi (Spain) the then Arab rulers of Spain named it as “pōmum” of Gharnata, which changed into Pomegranate

  15. Brent
    November 2, 2012 | 4:48 am

    I’m Surprised the US government hasn’t made it illegal and or given a patent for it to a pharmaceutical company.

  16. seemanta
    November 6, 2012 | 4:41 pm

    I think here sao bemar matlab remedy for sao bimar..

  17. kuron
    December 23, 2012 | 5:18 am

    Thanks for the useful information!
    I am suffering from severe stomatitis two or three days.
    I try to drink Pomegranate juice:)

  18. kuron
    February 18, 2013 | 6:49 pm

    I bought the pomegranate juice after i read this post:))
    It is very sour☆
    I expect the effect of pomegranate!!!!!
    Thnx<3

  19. jlowe
    March 29, 2013 | 10:39 pm

    Dige man nemi tunam chikah konam.

  20. anish
    May 6, 2013 | 9:10 pm

    Pomgranate is too good

  21. alimohammad
    May 9, 2013 | 12:26 pm

    very intresting text
    I am reasercher in horticulture science and it was very usfule for me

  22. RolandHutson
    April 22, 2014 | 10:52 pm

    Love the information and hope many more people can view the information. As the pomegranate is a universal fruit and has a positive history in many cultures. Thank you for your education and may GOD continue to bless you and your team.

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