Pomegranate

Pomegranate

Pomegranate is the fleshy fruit from the pomegranate tree that grows in tropical and subtropical areas. It is a globe-shaped fruit with thick orange-brown skin. Inside the fruit there are many small red seeds separated by membranous walls; these seeds are instilled with a refreshing and bittersweet juicy pulp. This unique fruit contains vitamins, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates, flavonoids, polyphenols and fiber. Since ancient times, all parts of the pomegranate have been used as heart medicine, for inflammation of the stomach, liver pain and as a laxative. Currently, pomegranate seeds and pulp are used for fruit salads and desserts, as well as for making wine, jelly and drinks, such as grenadine.

Varieties: Wonderful.

Nutritional Benefits

  • It is rich in polyphenols and it is known for its huge antioxidant role and its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • It has favorable effects for the relief of asthma, fever and cardiovascular disease. It also prevents fluid retention, helps fight hypertension, iron deficiency anemia, arteriosclerosis, excess uric acid and intestinal parasites.
  • It has a low-calorie content, it is highly diuretic and a strong provider of fiber; thus, its consumption is recommended in slimming diets.
  • Its antioxidant compounds slow the aging process of the skin, since it is capable of reducing oxidative stress in skin cells.

Seasons

Pomegranate - Seasons



Availability

Export and local sales.

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