Pomegranate (Punica granatum) is a fruit which has been used as a medicine since the ancient times, and because of the amount of seeds it has also been considered as a symbol of fertility which brings luck into the house.
The pomegranate was adored by the prophet Muhammad, and the religious pictures often show baby Jesus holding pomegranate in his hands.
The oil of the seeds and the fermented juice of pomegranate prevents the appearance and growth of cancer cells, especially for breast cancer and prostate. To protect from bad cells, especially for the prostate cancer of males, the studies have shown that you need to drink quarter of a liter pomegranate juice every day.
Pomegranate and products from this fruit contains Phytoestrogens, which are plant hormones that prevent different illnesses. On special place among them are hormone related cancers like ovary cancer.
It is also noticed that it prevents the effect of depression and osteoporosis among the women in the early stages of menopause.
Also, the traditional medicine recommends that by consuming of pomegranate you can get firm nails, beautiful and healthy skin and hair and also much more important, you can get better “soul peace”.