The pomegranate is a symbol of prosperity , productivity ,
invincibility, wealth and passion. Also considered a
aphrodisiac, in ancient times Greek women ate
this fruit to acquire abundance and fertility; For
the same reason, Roman women weaved i
hair with pomegranate branches.
In Indian cuisine with the dried pulp of the seeds
wild pomegranate is prepared as a spice,
This fruit has several beneficial properties: it is
anti-inflammatory , antibacterial, antifungal,
antioxidant and hypotensive. These characteristics
positive are due to the synergistic effect between
phytonutrients (polyphenols), vitamins and mineral salts
that it contains. Among these substances we find the
quercitin, allegic acid, vitamin C and folates. |
the most important minerals are iron and potassium
and manganese. Among these is potassium ad
have hypotensive effect and, therefore, to be positive in
case of hypertension .
How to store and how to eat pomegranate
Very versatile fruit with a beautiful color, it can be combined
to starters, first courses, second courses, side dishes and desserts.
The juice is good and beautiful in cocktails .
It is often used as a decorative element and in
choose large pomegranates, with firm and beautiful skin
STORE at room temperature until ready
use, it keeps well for a long time.