Pomegranate contains a variety of compounds including ellagic acid and alkaloids, which have been shown to inhibit pathogenic bacteria, viruses and fungi. Also contains vitamins A, C, E and iron, polyphenolics, tannins and anthocyanins.
What it does.
- Anti-Microbial: Has been shown to completely inhibit fungal infections.
- Liver Protective: Pomegranate extracts have the ability to increase detoxification enzymes in the liver. Ellagic acid has been shown to protect the liver from chemically induced toxicity and to help restore proper liver function.
- Cardiovascular health: Pomegranate juice may contain almost three times the antioxidant ability compared to the same quantity of green tea or red wine. It can prevent the oxidisation of cholesterol, improving the functioning of blood vessels, reducing hardening of the arteries and improve heart health.
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At the time of writing there were no well known negative drug interactions with Pomegranate.
Generally, there are no side effects or contra-indications from using Pomegranate.