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Benefits of Pomegranate (Anar)


Posted Date: 15-Apr-2011  Last Updated:   Category: Health    
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Pomegranate one, benefits too many! Pomegranate is highly beneficial for health. Let’s know in detail what this fruit is like to reap benefits from it. It is regarded as food medicine of very high importance



Vitamin A, C and E are present in abundance in it. It is also a good source of vitamin E. It is most useful in stomach disorders, cancer, heart related ailments, high blood pressure and anaemia. Besides, it is helpful in swelling, burning and joint pain. All the parts of the tree, the roots, the reddish brown bark, leaves, flowers, rind and seeds have found mentions in centuries of old ayurveda medicinal books. Pomegranate serves as a light food and tonic for the heart. It cures pain of heart and s relief in stomach inflammation. It is a good laxative to.

Natural benefits and curative properties of pomegranate


o Intestine related problems get cured after using the fruit. Pomegranate is highly effective in digestion related complications. It acts as deterrent to diarrhoea and cholera. Pomegranate juice provides immediate relief. Its juice relieves off the tapeworms and other parasitic worms. Its juice sprinkled with a little saffron is anti dote to fever. It is highly prescribed fruit in typhus bascilli, gastric and asthmatic fevers.
o Regular use of pomegranate keeps the circulation of blood in the body regulated in proper form. It minimises the dangers of heart attack.
o The flavonoid present in ample measure in it is highly anti oxidant which saves from the dangers of cancer.
o Owing to its anti bacterial and anti viral properties, pomegranate is useful in alleviating problems relating to teeth.
o It is highly recommended fruit for anaemic patients.
o Iron is present in massive quantity in it. Therefore it makes up the shortage of iron in the body.
o Dry pomegranate flowers in shadows and grind it finely. Rub it on your teeth to make it strong. The bleeding will also stop.
o The seeds of sour and sweet pomegranate have medicinal values. It dissolves gravels in kidneys and bladder.

Food value of pomegranate Of value per 100g edible portion


o Moisture- 78.00%,
o Protein- 1.6%,
o Fat-o.1%
o Carbohydrates-14.5%'
o Fibre-5.1%

Minerals and vitamins calorific value -65


o Calcium-10 mg,
o Phosphorous-70 mg,
o Iron-0.3 mg,
o VitaminC-16 mg,
o Small amount of vitamin complex.

Botanical name::Punica granatum
Indian name::Anar
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