Pomegranate, apart from being a beautiful ornamental plant, has the ability to produce red fruits from different excellent properties. The pomegranate fruit is a true elixir for long life, which possesses great quantities of mineral salts such as manganese, potassium, zinc, copper and phosphorus. It’s rich in vitamin A, C, E and vitamins from the B group, strengthens the immune system and the quantity of potassium and water it contains make it a useful food to the detoxification of the organism and diuretic stimulation. Its juice helps prevent cardiovascular disease, aids digestion, protects kidneys, liver and strengthens the gastric system. Recent studies have confirmed this fruit’s ability to prevent tumors, in particular breast cancer, prostate cancer and skin cancer, due to its extract’s ability to fight cancerous cells.
Established and confirmed research has demonstrated that the intake of pomegranate extract can contribute to lowering blood pressure in subjects that follow a diet particularly rich in fats.