This blog was created and for use by the Kepong CSCQ Practitioners as a virtual community centre. Comments concerning the Kepong Station can be posted here. Notices of whatever nature concerning Kepong Station will also be posted here as well. Your participation and feedback are welcome. Let us together strive for improvements of health both physically and mentally.

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Pomegranate seed

Botanical Name: Punica Granatum
Family: Punicaceae
Part Used: Seed

Pomegranate seeds dried with pulp is commonly used as a spice in many dishes.

“A pomegranate a day keeps the cardiologist away” you can try and see the wonder.


Health Benefits of Pomegranate Seeds

Health benefits of pomegranate seeds are very invaluable. Often called as super fruit, pomegranate seeds are loaded with numerous antioxidant properties that are supposedly three times higher than the green tea. As we know, antioxidants are very important to control the free radicals from the body that can cause several troubles to the body. Antioxidants also maintain and repair the damaged body cells. Pomegranate seeds are high in vitamin C, vitamin A, folic acid, vitamin E and have a lot of fibers along with potassium, iron and calcium.

Due to all these pomegranate seeds nutrition content, this 'magic fruit' is a bliss for the heart health, as regular intake of pomegranate seeds or pomegranate juice can evade heart diseases and reduce risk of strokes and heart attacks. Pomegranate seeds help in thinning the blood, reduce blood pressure levels, increase blood flow towards heart, maintain good cholesterol levels and reduce arterial plaques. Apart from these many benefits for heart, pomegranate seeds are also a blessing for cure of arthritis, osteoporosis, skin allergies, skin disorders, urinary tract infections, sore throats, tapeworms, digestive disorders, blood impurities, osteoarthritis and diabetes. Read on for health benefits of pomegranate juice.

Modern scientists also suggest that the pomegranate seeds can be very helpful to cure prostate cancer and skin cancer.  Read on for pomegranate juice and prostate cancer. It is also proved helpful to get rid of body and digestive system fats. There are numerous products that are used by the pomegranate seeds and pomegranate seed oil is one of them. Several other pomegranate seed products include pomegranate dietary supplements, pomegranate extracts and pomegranate concentrated juice. All these are, of course, loaded with pomegranate seeds nutrition and health benefits.

More info:-