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Fruit of Punica granatum (family Punicaceae), a reddish yellow fruit the size of a large orange, containing many seeds enclosed in a reddish acidic pulp; used in diarrhea for its astringent properties; the bark of the tree and of the root contains pelletierine and other alkaloids and has been used as a teniacide.
Synonym(s): granatum
[L. pomum, apple, + granatus, many seeded, fr. granum, grain or seed]


An essence which, in the pseudoscience of flower essence therapy, is said to enhance feminine warmth, creativity and a sense of nurturing.


n Latin name:
Punica granatum; parts used: bark, fruit, peel, roots, stem; uses: antibacterial, anthelmintic, abortifacient, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, sore throat, antimicrobial, diabetes; precautions: abortifacient, pregnancy, lactation, children, liver disease, asthma, carcinogenic, overdose can be fatal. Also called
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For each of those six pomegranate seeds you must spend one month of every year in King Pluto's palace.
The results of these studies revealed that pink- or red- arils are the most common traits among pomegranate landraces, and one of the most desirable traits for commercial cultivars of pomegranates used for fresh fruit consumption and juice making.
2 POMEGRANATES contain a huge amount of antioxidants which can help reduce the effects of ageing.
Now that I have learned about the many wonders this fruit can do to our body, I am quite convinced that, yes, it's time to learn the easiest way to peel those pomegranates and then eat.
It said a compound found only in pomegranates called punicalagin is shown to benefit the heart and blood vessels, it not only lowers cholesterol, but also lowers blood pressure and increases the speed at which heart blockages (atherosclerosis) melt away.
Summary: Pomegranates are a staple of Lebanese cuisine, and their consumption in the Middle East goes back thousands of years, with the fruit mentioned in both the Old Testament and the Quran.
Originating in Turkey, the fruity dressing has summer bottled and offers British palettes the chance to enjoy the delectable flavours of sun kissed pomegranates, handpicked from the Antakya regio.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) said, "There is not a pomegranate which does not have a pip from one of the pomegranates of the Garden of Jannah (Paradise) in it.
Some farmers stopped investing in farming and harvesting pomegranates due to low local prices.
Other advantages of pomegranates comprise improved collagen production, sun-damage protection and anti-inflammatory properties.
Not only are pomegranates good for your heat and blood vessels but they have been shown to inhibit cancer, prostate cancer, leukemia and to prevent vascular changes that promote tumor.
Ten kg of pomegranates were washed and manually peeled, without separating the seeds.