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LOHAS Health | Pomegranate, a ruby ​​from the warm tropics

Feb 02, 2023

The history of pomegranate cultivation in China can be traced back to the Han Dynasty. According to Lu Gong's records, it was introduced by Zhang Qian from the Western Regions. It is cultivated in both north and south of China, and Anhui, Jiangsu, Henan and other places have relatively large planting areas, and some high-quality varieties have been cultivated. Among them, Huaiyuan County, Anhui Province is the hometown of pomegranates in China, and "Huaiyuan Pomegranate" is a product protected by the National Geographical Indication.

According to the records of Zhang Hua's "Natural History" in the Western Jin Dynasty, "Zhang Qian of the Han Dynasty went to the Western Regions and got the Tulin Anshi Country Pomegranate to return, so it was named An Pomegranate." Iran today brought back pomegranate seeds.

In foreign countries, pomegranate has discovered more and more functions of regulating the body through scientific research, among which the most prominent is its antioxidant effect. Some scholars said that the antioxidant effect of pomegranate is different from that of grapes. are crossed and can be eaten as substitutes for each other. Today, pomegranate has become one of the most popular super foods in foreign countries, and even many skin care products use pomegranate extract as the main raw material, which is very popular among the public.

Pomegranate, a healthy fruit from the warm tropics

Pomegranate is a kind of berry belonging to Pomegranate family. It is native to the Balkan Peninsula to Iran and its adjacent areas. It is planted in temperate and tropical regions all over the world. It is rich in nutrients, and its vitamin C is 1-2 times higher than that of apples and pears.

Pomegranates are full of treasures! The peel, root and flower of pomegranate can be used as medicine!

Nutrient content (content in 100g food)
Calories: 63 calories; Protein: 1.4 grams; Fat: 0.2 grams; Carbohydrates: 18.7 grams.

Pomegranate is warm in nature, sweet and astringent in taste, enters the lung, kidney, and large intestine meridians; it has the effects of promoting body fluid and quenching thirst, astringent and astringent, and antidiarrheal and hemostasis; Disorders such as metrorrhagia. It can prevent coronary heart disease and high blood pressure, and has the effects of invigorating the stomach, refreshing the mind, increasing appetite, and prolonging life.

  • improve immunity

Pomegranate contains a lot of nutrients and is rich in 18 kinds of amino acids, which can play a role in strengthening the body and improving immunity.

  • Protect blood vessels

Pomegranate has the effect of promoting blood circulation and removing blood stasis. It can effectively remove excess oil in blood vessels, reduce blood lipids, speed up blood circulation, and make blood vessels soften and elastic. It is very suitable for the elderly to eat.

  • Protect stomach

The vitamin content of pomegranate is higher than that of apples, pears and other fruits, and it is rich in organic acids, which can help digest food in the stomach, promote the absorption of food nutrients by the body, and eliminate intestinal bacteria, making the intestinal tract healthier.

  • clearing heat and reducing fire

The moisture content in the air in autumn is low, which makes people feel dry. Pomegranate has the effect of clearing heat and reducing fire, so it is suitable for consumption in autumn.

  • Improve skin condition

Pomegranate is rich in minerals and has two major antioxidant components - pomegranate polyphenols and anthocyanins. It also contains linoleic acid, vitamins C, B6, E and folic acid. The calcium, magnesium, zinc and other mineral extracts contained in red pomegranate can quickly replenish the lost moisture of the skin, making the skin more bright and soft.

  • maintain skin elasticity

Pomegranate Seed Polyphenols help the skin resist damage from free radicals and collagen-degrading enzymes, helping to prevent the formation of premature skin wrinkles due to loss of skin elasticity.

Pomegranate edible taboo

⚠Eating too many pomegranates will cause certain damage to the teeth. Brush your teeth after eating pomegranates to avoid damage to your teeth.

⚠Pomegranate is rich in polysaccharides and has obvious astringent effects. People with dry stools are not suitable for eating pomegranates, as it will cause discomfort.

⚠Pomegranate is not good for common colds and acute inflammation, so it should be eaten less.

⚠Pomegranate contains a lot of sugar, diabetics should not eat it.

⚠It is best for children to eat less pomegranates, otherwise it is easy to cause fever and phlegm, and it is easy to aggravate symptoms such as acute bronchitis, cough, wheezing and excessive phlegm.

"Super Red" pomegranate juice production process

Ingredients: 2 pomegranates, 1 spoon of PN red superfood fruit and vegetable powder, appropriate amount of honey, and appropriate amount of water.


1. Cut off the two ends of the pomegranate with a sharp knife, and then cut it in half.

2. Take out the pomegranate seeds one by one by hand and put them in a bowl for later use.
3. Put the pomegranate seeds into the blender, pour in an appropriate amount of water, the amount of water is enough to cover the seeds, and stir with a blender until the particles are crushed.
4. Take out the mesh sieve to filter the crushed seeds, add a spoonful of PN super small red canned fruit and vegetable powder, mix well, then pour in an appropriate amount of honey to taste and drink.

PN Red Superfoods: Supplement red nutrition, youthful and energetic! ! !

PrairieNaturals Red Superfood Powder!

It is a vegetable and fruit powder that combines the nutrition and deliciousness of 10 kinds of red vegetables and fruits. It is not only rich in a variety of organic berry ingredients, including pomegranate, blueberry, radish, etc., but also contains a high proportion of natural ingredients from beetroot, supplemented with vitamin CE, polyphenols, etc. Nutrients, long-term drinking, can not only nourish qi and blood, improve rosy skin, but also enhance the body's antioxidant capacity, and add luster to the skin, nails, and hair. It is the first choice for strength and anti-aging.

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