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pome·gran·ate

(pom'gran-ăt),
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]

pomegranate

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

pomegranate,

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
granatum.
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WEDDing traDition A POmEGrAnATE is traditionally broken at Greek weddings as a symbol of fertility while in China, the seed is sugared and eaten on the day to bless the newlyweds.
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serves four) Takes 10 minutes to make, 20 minutes to cook what you need INGREDIENTS 120g pack of smoked duck slices 300g pre-cooked beetroot, cut into wedges - tbsp walnut oil 2 tbsp pomegranate molasses (from good delis - see tip below) ' white chicory, leaves separated l ' x 120g pack pomegranate seeds METHOD 1.
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