Sunday, November 19, 2006

Pomegranate- Medicinal Benefits

Pomegranate is a very popular fruit and is grown in many parts of the world. It is a six sided fruit of fairly large size. The skin is tough. The fruit has numerous seeds. These seeds are surrounded by a succulent coating of pink or crimson color juice.

It has many medicinal properties. This fruit is a cure for many a illness. All the parts of the plant like the roots, leaves, flowers etc are used for various medicinal purposes. It is a good tonic for the heart. This fruit is a very good remedy for stomach related problems. The fruit is also an effective laxative.

Pomegranate enhances the semen formation, activates memory, acts as a blood purifier and improves the formation of hemoglobin. Consumption pomegranate aids is good blood circulation and promotes mental energy too. It is good against indigestion and dysentery.

They are a good cure for sore throat and chest troubles. The rind of the fruit is given for diarrhea and dysentery. The juice of the fruit added to a few strands of saffron quenches the thristy feeling during fever. The juice helps in toning up the functions of the kidney , heart and liver. The gum inflammations are trated using the bark of the tree.

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