This time period in my country we enrich the food with grains of pomegranate. We use them in sweet and salty food, and that way we turn our meal into healthy food.
Humanity became familiar with the pomegranate very long time ago.
*This nutrient fruit rich in antioxidants has always been highly valued because its juice, seeds and oil are very usefull.
*This fruit belongs to the group of medicinal fruits and has a very positive effect on the cardiovascular, nervous and skeletal system.
10 benefits of the juice of pomegranate
1.Pomegranate is rich in antioxidants. They protect the organism from free radicals found in the blood.
2. Pomegranate is a rich source of vitamin B5, folic acid and potassium and iron.
3. Strengthens the immune system.
4. Slows down aging.
5. It reduces the risk of cancer and it slows down its development.
6. It prevents osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s.
7. Helps in maintaining healthy teeth.
8. Destroys escherichia coli and staphylococci.
9.The use of pomegranate can reduce the cholesterol and the blood pressure and thus have a positive influence on the health of the heart and the blood vessels.
10.One glass of pomegranate juice is considered to have stronger antioxidant activity than a glass of red wine or green tea.
*Experts recommend that we should drink 200-250 ml.of freshly squeezed pomegranate juice, or eat whole pomegranates, in their season of growth. It is good for strengthening the immune system and for preventing different kinds of diseases.
*The oil derived from the pomegranate is very nutritious and it can be used orally and locally for both cosmetic and medical purposes. It has estrogenic, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.
*The abundance of antioxidants makes the pomegranate oil a powerful ally in the struggle against aging.
*The ingredients in the pomegranate oil have a positive, healing effect on the dry, cracked, tired and irritated skin.
*The use of the pomegranate oil restores skin elasticity and acts against eczema, psoriasis and sunburns. Fatty acids which are contained in the pomegranate oil reduce swelling and pain in the muscles.
*Research has shown that pomegranate oil helps prevent cancer, diabetes, obesity and heart diseases.
*Pomegranate oil also eases menopausal and perimenopausal symptoms, such as: waves of heat, mood swings and night sweating.
*When used for skin care, it is mixed with other essential oils, in order to accelerate its absorption through the skin and to improve the texture of the skin and its sensitivity.
*Soups, massage oils, luxury cosmetics for facial care and other cosmetic products are also made of it.