But to-day, they brought me a pomegranate (a very dry one it was, and all shriveled up, till there was little left of it but seeds and skin), and having seen no fruit for so long a time, and being faint with hunger, I was tempted just to bite it.
"For each of those six pomegranate seeds you must spend one month of every year in King Pluto's palace.
Objective: To observe the preventive effects of Punica granatum (pomegranate
) juice and extract on weight and volume of steroid induced mice kidneys.
While it doesn't make the top 10 list of foods that help lower blood pressure, the antioxidant-rich pomegranate
, popularly consumed as a pricey juice, is touted for its cardiovascular benefits.
peel extract has been reported to possess active antifungal compounds such as punicalagin, castagalagin, granatin, catechin, gallocatechin, kaempferol, and quercetin.
Add 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 tablespoon pomegranate
juice (molasses) and 1 small hot pepper chopped fine or Tabasco sauce to taste.
A Reddit thread entitled "Discrimination against Pomegranates
" was posted early Thursday with bizarre, widely ranging reactions: "I would leave single pomegranate
seeds in places she might find, that trigger is just too good not to pull," read one comment.
peel has been traditionally used as folk medicine owing to rich source of polyphenolic compounds.
is valued for its delicious juice as well as its nutritive and therapeutic qualities.
Mohammad Al Riyami, a pomegranate
and grape farm owner, told Gulf News he sold his entire harvest to a trader from the Nizwa province for 3,000 Omani rials (Dh28,508).
has a fresh, crisp taste, and is laden with nutrients and antioxidants.
The area is unique for unique plants and fruits, such as the high quality pomegranate
, rose water, olives, nuts, almonds, apricot, beach, pears, plums, fig, grapes, lemon and Al Boot.