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Pomegranate - The Paradise Fruit

Updated on May 6, 2013

The word pomegranate derived from a latin word pomum(apple) and granatus (seeded).
Pomegranate trees can grow to 20 - 30 feet high. It is a medium sized tree. It can tolerate drought and frost.The flowers are very attractive with deep orange or red colour.Fruits are very beautiful and ball shaped. It is a perfect fruit for eating and juicing. It is the most effective juice in the treatment and prevention of illness. It is a good source of iron,calcium and magnesium.It can prevent heart attack because of its powerful antioxidant property.It can lower the high blood pressure. It can increase the amount of HDL good cholesterol and decrease the LDL bad cholesterol.Pomegranate juice preventing the horrible disease like leukemia.It is most effective for breast cancer and prostate cancer.It boosts fertility. It gives immunity against diseases like flu. The juice stimulate the production of nitric oxide and this chemical keeps arteries open allowing proper blood flow.It can prevent stroke.It can prevent hot flashes and menopause.It is important for strong teeth. If we eat regularly the skin will become wrinkle free and smooth and so looking young. So adding pomegranate juice to your diet will have great health benefits for you. As we know natural vitamins are better for your heal than artificial or synthetic vitamins. The fruit can be named as a miracle fruit of nature or it is a paradise fruit .

Pomegranate plant
Pomegranate plant


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      Devika Primić 5 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      We have this fruit when I used to pick this fruit and eat it often when I was younger such a refreshing snack

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      NP.QUEEN 5 years ago from Dubai

      I like the fruit very much.Most beautiful and lot of health benefits.Thanks for the comment.

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      Paula 6 years ago from The Midwest, USA

      NPQueen, pomegranates sure have come far, haven't they? I mean, what they have found out about the health benefits? When I was younger, my mom would buy us a pomegranate once in a while. They were so much fun. Not the easiest to eat, but a treat all the same. Thanks for sharing this hub. :)

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      NP.QUEEN 6 years ago from Dubai

      Hi Movie Master,

      It was an error. Not inches but feet.Thank you for your comment.

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      I love pommegranates, I was surprised to read the tree only grows to 30 inches, I had pictured them growing on very tall trees!!

      A very interestng hub, thank you for sharing and voted up.