pomegranate

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Synonyms for pomegranate

shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruit

large globular fruit having many seeds with juicy red pulp in a tough brownish-red rind

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Plant extraction: Dry Punica granatum flower were purchased from Ahvaz green-grocery in 2009, before it was powdered by a strainer.
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By contrast, the faeces of older (fourth and fifth instar) nymphs contained a wide variety of species including Ficus carica (30%), Phoenix dactyfera (18%) Punica granatum (10%), Olea europea (8%) as well as C.
Punica granatum (pomegranates) from early Roman contexts in Vindonissa (Switzerland).
gloxinioides), and dwarf pomegranate (Punica granatum 'Nana').
Natural Sourcing, LLC has introduced cold-pressed pomegranate seed oil [INCI: Punica granatum linn (pomegranate) oil] to its line of nutritive vegetable oils for cosmeceutical use.
The results showed that extracts from Citrus aurantifolia (Rutaceae), Citrus aurantium (Rutaceae), Punica granatum (Punicaceae), Phyllanthus acidus (Euphorbiaceae) and Tamarindus indica (Caesalpiniaceae) possess strong in vitro antibacterial activity against the bacteria tested.
Therapeutic applications of pomegranate (Punica granatum L.
granatum, Rheum palmatum, Sanatalum album, Syzygium aromaticum, Tinospora crispa, and Zingiber aromaticum) showed inhibitory activity over 70% on the metabolism mediated by CYP3A4, and Pi.
Antidiabetic effect of Punica granatum flowers: effect on hyperlipidemia, pancreatic cells lipid peroxidation and antioxidant enzymes in experimental diabetes.
The fruit of the Punica granatum (pomegranate) contains hundreds of phytochemicals and pomegranate extracts have recently been shown to exhibit antioxidant properties, thought to be due to the action of ellagic acid, the main polyphenol in pomegranate.
Bioavailable constituents/metabolites of pomegranate (Punica granatum L) preferentially inhibit COX2 activity ex vivo and IL-1beta-induced PGE2 production in human chondrocytes in vitro.