Pomegranate is one of the greatest gifts of Allah (Swt) to mankind. There is a mention of Pomegranate in Surah Rehman of AL Quran. It is said in Hadith that Pomegranate has one drop of the water from Paradise in it. It has great curing or healing qualities in it. It is available in Pakistan from September to January but it can also be found in stores round the year. Pomegranate if preserved in the refrigerator in a plastic bag, they can remain fresh for about 2 months.
Following are the main benefits of Pomegranate::
Benefit for Heart: It is useful to prevent from heart diseases and better the circulation of blood and also prevent from high blood pressure.
Benefit to the Liver: It is very useful to save oneself from Jaundice and other fatal diseases originating from the liver. It is useful for the patients of Hepatitis and liver cancer. It also helps to make fresh red blood cells.
It is the most powerful anti-oxidant in all fruits, it is a powerful anti-cancer and immune supporting agent, it prevents abnormal platelet aggregation that could cause heart attacks, strokes, Paralysis etc. It lowers cholesterol level and other heart attack risks
It also helps to prevent and stop osteoporosis (diseases of weakness of bones). Pomegranate, according to medical science has a marked effect on prostate problems and helps to fight against the prostate cancer.
It can help fight the liver ailments including Cirrhosis which is type of advanced stage liver disease in which liver surface is deformed and gives an unhealthy look. Continuous use of Pomegranate can help to build a strong resistance against liver diseases.
No doubt Pomegranate is a precious gift of Allah (swt) and should be used on regular basis in every household.