The pomegranate has been cultivated since ancient times throughout the Mediterranean region of Asia, Africa and Europe and the fruit has been used for thousands of years as a natural medicine. Pomegranate juice contains more than 100 phytochemicals, including a complex mix of polyphenols, flavonoids and tannins, including powerful antioxidant compounds punicalagin, ellagic acid and a mix of potent anthocyanins. Scientific studies, over the past two decades, have provided evidence of the health benefits regular consumption of pomegranates can bring. Here is a summary of some of those benefits:
Several biological activities of pomegranate have been widely described in the literature, but the anti-inflammatory effect in the gastrointestinal tract has not been reviewed till now.
The health benefits attributed to pomegranate have been associated with its high content in polyphenols, particularly ellagitannins.
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