Pomegranate, lat. Punica granatum is a nutritious fruit rich in antioxidants which have always been appreciated as a symbol of health, fertility, and longevity thanks to its proven impact on the cardiovascular and nervous systems and the bones in the human organism.
Pomegranate is an excellent source of vitamin B, potassium, natural phenols, as well as ellagitannins and flavonoids. 100 mg pomegranate fruit contains 16 % from its recommended daily dose of Vitamin C. It contains phytochemicals which cause serotonin formation, initiating a good mood. It also contains estrogen as an active substance inevitable to maintain bone density. This finding is of key importance for the prevention of osteoporosis.
Clinical research has shown that the substance which is only found in pomegranate, called punicalagin, keeps the heart healthy and it maintains the blood vessels’ elasticity. It decreases the cholesterol and blood pressure, it is particularly important that they speed the process of dissolving the deposits in blood vessels that result from arteriosclerosis.
The punicalagin is a major source of the pomegranate’s antioxidant effects. These properties inhibit the development of breast cancer, large intestine, leukemia i.e. They prevent alterations initiating tumor growth. It has been established that a glass of pomegranate juice has 10 times stronger antioxidant effects on a daily basis, compared to a glass of green tea or red wine.
The experts’ recommended dosage to increase the immunity and prevent from health disorders is 2.5dl fresh natural pure pomegranate juice on a daily basis.
Curative effects of the pomegranate juice
– Reduces the risk of several malignant diseases
– Prevents from osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s disease
– Boosts the immune system
– Protects dental health
– Terminates Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus
– Slows down aging
– Keeps the heart and blood vessels healthy
– Improves erection
– Prevents from sterility (it increases the sperm quality)