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Latin name: Punica granatum

Sanskrit/Indian name: Dadima

General information:

Pomegranate is grown all over India and generally cultivated in the last quarter of the year.

The seeds of Pomegranate are a source of many essential nutrients. When eaten, the seeds leave a cooling effect in the abdomen and purify blood. Full of sucrose and glucose, Pomegranate juice is a thirst quencher and energy booster. Studies have claimed that the fruit also possesses cardiotonic properties, maintaining overall heart health.

Therapeutic constituents:

Pomegranate contains nutrients like protein, carbohydrate, fat and magnesium. It is also a good source of vitamin C and D 14, sugars, iron and calcium. These properties render the fruit its therapeutic benefits.

Key therapeutic benefits:

  • Pomegranate juice naturally reduces dental plaque.
  • The fruit is beneficial in treating piles, diarrhea, dysentery, constipation and stomach worms.

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