Garnet the king of fruits

Punica is a small genus of fruit-bearing deciduous shrubs or small trees. Its best known species is the pomegranate (Punica granatum). The only other species in the genus, the Socotra pomegranate (Punica protopunica), is endemic to the island of Socotra. It differs in having pink (not red) flowers and smaller, less sweet fruit.

Garnet is most common in the subtropics and tropics. It is cultivated in the Middle East, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the southern European countries (Italy, France, the former Yugoslavia, Portugal, Spain). The former Soviet Union there are plants in Sochi and Crimea. Prefers a sunny location, with a lack of light and does not bloom or fruit.


Garnet- healing properties.

Useful properties of pomegranate juice have been known since ancient Greece. It has long been known for its diuretic, choleretic and analgesic effect. Anti-inflammatory and antiseptic flowers garnet used in the treatment of gastro-intestinal tract. Known strong paralyzing effect for removing tapeworms.

Pomegranate contains a lot of iron, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, sodium. Pomegranate juice in a lot of vitamins – B, PP, C and provitamin A (carotene). Pomegranate juice is fashionable to call the most common folk remedy for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia, is also widely used in the treatment of scurvy juice. Clinically tested effect of pomegranate on burn wounds.

In the Arabian Peninsula roasted pomegranate seeds effectively used in a mixture with opium poppy seeds in dysentery and cough. Mixing with aloe juice can be an effective tool for the treatment of severe injuries and bone fractures.

Most has been used pomegranate fruit pulp, which contains more than 15 amino acids, volatile, and catechins have antioxidant activity.

Also applies peel powder, dried fruits membrane, bark in the form of decoctions and infusions. Flowers and leathery pericarp can give great effect with diarrhea, well resolves infiltrates composed poultices. Juice of seeds, rinse throat and mouth, soothe stomach pain.



A great recipe for the treatment of anemia : pomegranate juice diluted 1:1 with water , drink half a cup three times before eating.
Tincture from the bark of the pomegranate ( for removing worms , treatment of diseases of the throat, mouth rinses for antiseptic purposes ) : 50 gr. powder from the bark pour 0.5 liters of boiling water , boil for 15 minutes on low heat , infuse night .

Perfect treatment for acne can serve pomegranate peel powder . Pomegranate juice may slow down the destruction of cartilage in his arms and legs with arthritis .

There is a hypothesis that is still being studied by science , that if you drink one glass of juice a day , it can serve as prevention of prostate cancer.


Garnet – contraindications

Pomegranate peel contains alkaloids in high concentrations, so apply teas and tinctures with great caution is necessary. Large quantities of alkaloids can be hazardous to the human body. Excess dosage may cause dizziness and blurred vision, high blood pressure and even seizures.

Concentrated pomegranate juice can destroy tooth enamel, so after drinking the juice do not forget to rinse the mouth.


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