Botanical Name – Punica Granatum
- The fruit is symbolic of plenty and very much liked for its cool, refreshing juice and valued for its medicinal properties.
- The grains of the fruit is also eaten fresh in most of the countries and
are used as condiments.
- Pomegranate wine is prepared from Pomegranate juice which is more
superior to grape wine.
- The seeds along with the fleshy portions are dried and commercially
marked as Anardana and widely used as a condiment.
- Solapur Pomegranate rind is used for making tooth powder, tannin.
Tannin is used for the leather industry and Ayurvedic medicines.
- Solapur Pomegranate Rind is also used as a dye for cloth. Medicinal Use of Solapur Pomegranate Since ancient times, Pomegranate is known as a “healing food” with numerous beneficial effects in several diseases. In the Hindi language, it is well known said that “Sou Bimar Ak Anar” means one Pomegranate may sufficient for 100 Diseased.
- The great medical physician of ancient India has prescribed formulation using almost every part of Pomegranate fruit and plant in the treatment of cardiac disorders, stomachache, inflammations, tapeworm, hyrnenole-tidosis, dyspepsia, bronchitis.
- The juice of Pomegranate is good for leprosy patients.
- Pomegranate seeds have an ample amount of “coagulated linolenic acid” This Medicinal Oil is useful for increase micro cell life in the body.
- The bark and rind of the fruits are commonly used in dysentery and
100 g (3.5 oz) serving of pomegranate sarcotesta provides 12% of the Daily
Value (DV) for vitamin C, 16% DV for vitamin K and 10% DV for folate
(table).Pomegranate seeds are a rich source of dietary fiber (20% DV) which is entirely contained in the edible seeds. People who choose to discard the seeds forfeit nutritional benefits conveyed by the seed fiber and micronutrients.
In India’s ancient Ayurveda system of folk medicine, the pomegranate is
frequently described as an ingredient in remedies.
In some Hindu traditions, the pomegranate (Hindi: anār) symbolizes prosperity and fertility and is associated with both Bhoomidevi (the earth goddess) and Lord Ganesha (the one fond of the many-seeded fruit.