For many centuries, mankind has been aware of the useful properties of pomegranate, which in its saturation with vitamins and trace elements is superior to other fruits. From Latin its name translates as "a granular apple", the ancient Romans called it that because of its rounded shape and a lot of bones. The pomegranate was known to mankind already 2 thousand years ago, when our distant ancestors recognized its huge health benefits and learned to prepare juice, wine, various drugs and medicines from it.
- Chemical Composition
- For women
- For men
- For children
- Harm and contraindications
The chemical composition of garnet can be called a real storehouse of useful substances. A set of trace elements, minerals and vitamins contained in the fruits of this plant, includes almost everything a human body needs to provide vital activity. First of all, the pomegranate contains:
- vitamins B5, B6, B12, C, E and P, which are responsible for the normal state of the nervous and circulatory systems, promote immunity and have a beneficial effect on the heart and blood vessels;
- mineral substances( manganese, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, sodium);
- cellulose, so important for digestion;
- useful acids( citric, boric, tartaric, ascorbic, oxalic, malic and succinic);
- tannins, responsible for the light tartness of pomegranate juice.
The use of
- The tannins contained in garnets are an excellent disinfectant and help fight intestinal, dysentery and tubercle bacilli.
- Special attention should be paid to such a substance as tannin, which is capable of providing astringent effect, and is extremely effective in the treatment of diarrhea.
- Pomegranate is very useful for people suffering from disorders of the cardiovascular and nervous system, as it helps to strengthen the walls of blood vessels, and normalize blood circulation. That is why the fruit of pomegranate is extremely important to eat people who have undergone surgery, as well as representatives of the older generation, whose body especially needs a strengthening effect.
- The use of pomegranate in the treatment of colds is invaluable, and also as a preventive measure.
- Substances that are part of the pomegranate, are useful for violations of the thyroid gland, heart disease, anemia and atherosclerosis.
- The high content of vitamins and minerals in the pomegranate fruit provides efficacy in the treatment of many diseases and exhaustion of the body.
Certain inconvenience in cleaning the fetus does not go to any comparison with the huge benefit of pomegranate seeds. The fact is that the crushed pomegranate seeds help to relieve the headache and lower blood pressure. For a long time their effectiveness in maintaining a normal hormonal background has been proved.
Juice and essential oils made from pomegranate seeds have been used for hundreds of years as a cosmetic as well as a cleanser, which has an invaluable benefit for the kidneys and liver.
Juice differs from its rather piquant taste and has a pleasant ruby tint. On useful properties, he is ahead of orange, pineapple and apple. It is extremely useful freshly squeezed, and unlike the "store" does not contain preservatives.
Amino acids in the composition of pomegranate juice are indispensable for normal life, they are responsible, first of all, for the purification of the human body. In the juice of the pomegranate fruit contains 15 kinds of amino acids, and according to their content, it has no analogues.
In addition, due to the high content of useful microelements, pomegranate juice is useful in the defeat of the respiratory tract, angina, scurvy, has a diuretic and disinfecting effect. With regular use, pomegranate juice helps to normalize appetite, blood pressure, kidneys, liver and lungs. It qualitatively raises the level of hemoglobin in the blood.
Substances that are part of pomegranate seeds have an excellent antibacterial effect, which is very important for maintaining immunity. No less important, they are for improving digestion, because bones are a source of fiber, so eating a pomegranate fruit should be along with bones.
Oil made from pomegranate seeds, has a healing effect and helps to restore skin( for example, with burns and scratches).Deficiency of iron in the body leads to hair loss, and pomegranate stones can help to avoid this.to table of contents ^
Pomegranate rind is also used as a remedy, it is used to prepare powder, which has a strong astringent effect and is very useful for enterocolitis. In addition, the powder from the pomegranate skin is excellent for the role of powder for cracking on the skin and scratches.
In the treatment of colds often used a special decoction of pomegranate peel, which has another feature - due to the high content of alkaloids, it helps to remove helminth from the body. The solution of the skin has antibacterial action, it is effective in the treatment of stomatitis and bleeding gums.
You can also use pomegranate septums, they are usually dried and added to thetea as a sedative in the fight against sleep disorders.to the table of contents ^
Waiting for a child the body needs a proper nutrition, so it's worth mentioning the benefits of a pomegranate during pregnancy. It is extremely important that the body of the future mother receives the necessary vitamins and minerals on a daily basis, and garnet plays a special role in this. First of all, it helps to strengthen immunity, which is very important for the development of the baby.
The second reason is a decrease in the level of hemoglobin and weakening of immunity, and garnet in this case is simply irreplaceable, because it can reduce the risk of anemia.
The use of pomegranate for a woman's body after fluorography is invaluable, because during the procedure the organism is exposed to radiation. Contained in the pomegranate juice antioxidants will help protect the body, remove free radicals and restore the normal composition of blood.
Regular consumption of pomegranates in food can prevent the development of cancer, because they are rich in substances that can block the development of malignant tumors, especially breast cancer.
For many centuries women have been using pomegranate as a cosmetic product - it improves the condition of the scalp, prevents hair loss, strengthens the nails and has a positive effect on the skin, especially oily, slows down its aging.to table of contents ^
Scientists managed to establish a direct relationship between eating pomegranate fruits and the state of male health. In addition to the fact that pomegranate helps in the treatment of atherosclerosis, its grains and juice can strengthen the libido and relieve impotence.
In some countries of the East for centuries, the fruits of pomegranate are associated with the symbols of male health. According to some men, with regular use of two fruits of pomegranate a day, there is almost the same effect as when taking special drugs to increase potency.
Well, and the use of pomegranate for the circulatory and digestive system is beyond doubt.to the table of contents ^
Caution should be observed due to the high concentration of certain substances, while carefully monitoring whether allergic reactions are manifest. In addition, concentrated pomegranate juice can adversely affect the state of the tooth enamel and digestive system of the baby.
If a child suffers from diabetes, the grenades will be very useful for him, because the substances contained in his body can replace insulin. In this case, you need to drink 60 drops of pomegranate juice before eating.
Be sure to include grenades in the children's diet to prevent anemia, as ascorbic acid in the fruit helps to properly digest iron from meat products and liver.
Inhabitants of industrial settlements with poor ecology, regular use of pomegranates helps to remove radiation and toxic substances from the body.to contents ^
Harm and contraindications
It is absolutely forbidden to consume fruits of pomegranate, decoctions and powders from peels and grains to people suffering from gastritis, stomach ulcer and duodenal ulcer, with increased sensitivity of gums and teeth. Pomegranate is contraindicated in the presence of dizziness or seizures. Pomegranate juice is not recommended for people suffering from hemorrhoids and constipation.
Before consuming fruits for medicinal purposes, it is better to consult with your doctor.