Pomegranate is a very powerful and respected fruit. It is great for the heart and blood vessels and is believed to have the strongest antioxidants than any other fruit.
It has always been a symbol of health, fertility and longevity. It is rich in flavonoids and polyphenols. It contains powerful antioxidants, which help provide protection against heart diseases and cancer.
Just one glass of pure pomegranate juice has more antioxidants than red wine, green tea, blueberries and cranberries combined together.
It’s full of vitamin B, potassium and folic acid.
Who should consume it?
All those who have problems with the heart and blood vessels (or are predisposed to the disease), high cholesterol, hardening of arteries (in this case, it is particularly effective)…
Some studies have shown that pomegranate is more than excellent at preventing the development of breast cancer, prostate cancer, colon cancer, leukemia, tumor… In addition, it contains components which raise the levels of serotonin, and they have a beneficial effect on depression and anxiety.
And other benefits
In addition to juice and fresh pomegranate, you can even find pomegranate oil in some stores, which is also extremely useful, especially for hair, nails and against cuticles. (Diluted pomegranate juice, for example, is excellent for oily and damaged skin). Pomegranate seed oil can be found in pharmacies and shops. Buy pure, 100 percent oil, because some companies sell mixtures.
Juice can be found at any time of the day, but not the seeds. However, you can keep them in plastic bags in the refrigerator up to 2 months. This fruit goes well with fresh salads and enriches them with color and flavor.
The juice can also be used as a mouthwash, because it has antibacterial properties. Dilute juice with water in a ratio of 1: 3 and rinse your mouth a few minutes before brushing your teeth.