Do you have this plant in your house? Plants that have fruit that are known to be good for health and are also good for beauty. Pomegranates in the scientific language Punica granatum can be grown as ordinary plants, decorations or medicine because they have edible fruit and benefits. This plant is also widely grown in South China and Southeast Asia.
Pomegranate if in Indonesian we call it DELIMA, it is known that there are three kinds of colors, namely white, red, and purple pomegranate. But the most known colors are red and white. Propagation by cuttings, root shoots or grafts. Pomegranate is a fruit that can be eaten fresh, as a mixture of fruit salad, juice or fruit juice. To make pomegranate juice, it is best to drink it with the seeds because the seeds contain a lot of polyphenolic compounds.
Polyphenols are natural compounds in plants that have many health benefits. If consumed, this substance acts as an antioxidant that can reduce the morbidity of various serious diseases such as cancer, diabetes, infections, to hypertension.
The benefits of pomegranate can be obtained in various ways, such as in the form of fruit juice or you can also eat the seeds, syrup, paste or pomegranate concentrate.
In Asia, the juice is also thickened into a syrup which is used as a sauce. In Egypt this fruit is used as a kind of wine, syrup, and juice. One glass of pomegranate juice contains more antioxidants than one glass of red wine, green tea or orange juice. In America, pomegranate juice products known as pom wonderful become the latest health drink trend.
Pomegranate juice drink is known as a healthy fruit juice, high in benefits. Pomegranate juice is high in potassium ions (potassium), vitamins A, C and E and folic acid. From the edible part of the seeds, the content of potassium per 100 grams (259 mg/gr), 63 cal energy, 30 mg vitamin C. This content is good for health and beauty.
Traditionally, Pomegranate is commonly used to moisturize and promote skin regeneration.
Reduces signs of aging
Overcomes inflammation caused by acne.
Stimulates collagen production.
Pomegranate juice can also reduce sore throat pain. According to research conducted by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, this antioxidant-rich pomegranate can prevent the oxidation of LDL or bad cholesterol in the body.
Help lose weight
As well as relieve arthritis
There are components that are important for heart health.