Active Ingredient :
Ellagic Acid 20%, Ellagic Acid 40% & Tannins 25% Common Name :
Pomegranate Chemical Constituents and Components :
Main chemical constitutes are punicalagin, ellagic acid, luteolin, quercetin, kaempferol, ellagitannins, anthocyanins (delphinidin, cyanidin, and pelargonidin) and EA-glycosides. Action :
Tannins / Ellagic acid: 1. It reduces the risk of skin carcinogenesis induced by environmental chemicals. 2. It is useful to modulate polyaromatic hydrocarbon carcinogenesis. 3. It inhibites the binding of benzo[a]pyrene metabolites to DNA. 4. It induces transcription of the quinone reductase (QR) gene and act as antioxidant. 5. It shows significant increases in total hepatic glutathione S-transferase (GST) activity, hepatic GST-Ya activity and hepatic GST-Ya mRNA.Curing Diseases :
1. It is used in dyspepsia, diarrhoea and dysentery.
2. It is helpful in inflammations of stomach.
3. Also used in heart pain and other cardiac problems.
4. Fruit juice easily ferment and used in wine productionResearch Information :
Punica granatum seed extract possess hypoglycaemic activity. It causes significant reduction of blood glucose levels. (Ref. Das, A.K. and et.al., Studies on the hypoglycaemic activity of Punica granatum seeds, Phytotherapy Research 2001 Nov; 15 (7): 628-629)Possible Combinations :
Punica granatum + zingiber officinalis + nigella sativa + ellatera cardamomum + camelia theifera (refreshing tea).