The Potential of Pomegranate

Pomegranate is the most powerful anti-oxidant of all fruits
It contains Potent anti-cancer and immune supporting effects
Pomegranate Discourages platelet aggregation that could cause heart attacks, strokes and embolic disease
Lowers cholesterol and other cardiac risk factors
Lowers blood pressure

Additional medicinal benefits of pomegranates:

Atherosclerosis – Due to its richness of flavonoids and antioxidant vitamins C and E, pomegranates prevent atherosclerosis. In a recent study, patients who took a glass of pomegranate juice every day felt better after 10 days of start taking it.

Degenerative illnesses – Due to its content of antocianines (pigments of red and blue color known as flavonoids) and vitamins C and E, pomegranates stop the aging process and appearance of degenerative illnesses.

Blood purifier – A long treatment with pomegranate juice detoxifies and regenerates the blood. Pomegranates are known as “the queen” of naturopath geriatrics; they are excellent nutrition for old people as well as children.

Diabetes – Pomegranates are an excellent fruit for diabetics because they do not raise blood sugar. They protect them against atherosclerosis and hypertension, two major risks for diabetics.

Menopause – Due to their content of estrogens, pomegranates are recommended to prevent discomforts caused by menopause. Japanese women eat this fruit to prevent such discomforts.

Anti-anemia – Because of its richness in minerals, vitamin C and copper, pomegranate juice is well known for is anti-anemia effects. Pomegranates improve anemia cause by iron deficiency.

Chronic inflammations – Pomegranate juice, taken before breakfast and half hour before meals is quite effective to fight laryngitis, sinusitis, and ear inflammation with suppuration.

Pomegranates are fast becoming known as one of the healthiest foods we can eat, largely because of their beneficial effects on cardiovascular health. The benefit of supplementing with pomegranate extract (rather than drinking the juice or eating the fruit) is that the extract, unlike the juice, contains virtually no sugar or calories, and requires no refrigeration to maintain optimal quality.

**Pomegranate is considered a dietary supplement, so make sure you talk to your doctor before you start drinking it regularly. Pomegranate juice may interact with some prescription medications, such as certain high blood pressure medications and statins.


2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Charles on January 22, 2010 at 7:33 am

    Healthiest fruit is the one whose attributes are most specific to individual’s particular need at a specific time. For general purposes, many regard pomegranate as a top contender. Now I see claims of aronia or black chokeberries exceeding ORAC values of all other phytonutrients. Neglected aspect fallacies must be guarded against! Astragalus was held in 2009 Nobel awards to be the most powerful plant for human health, actually allowing the body to generate telomerase. What I needed most in fall 2007 was citric acid specifically from the best source, that being fresh lemons. I used that modality to totally solufy all the calcium accretions in my chest arteries, which started hurting after “pec-deck” exercise. I juiced 2 jumbo lemons twice daily in plain H2O on empty stomach. There are many persons who could avoid angioplasty, bypasses just by using citric acid, which is very corrosive towards calcification, to dissolve the problem. Only caution is to drink solution fast and rinse 4X with plain water. Otherwise tooth enamel damage will ensue. Molybdenum can be supplemented to further protect the teeth while unleashing citric acid in the bloodstream, where it can do its ANGELIC work of solufying calcium and holding it in suspension till it can be passed in fluid from the body. Yes, I deprived cardiologist of LARGE sum and obtained far better outcome re cessation of all symptoms.


  2. Good points!


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