Description : An attractive shrub or small tree, to 20 or 30 ft (6 or 10 m) high, the pomegranate is much-branched, more or less spiny and extremely long-lived.
Constituents & Specifications : Pomegranate seed oil has various chemical compounds that include Punicic acids, oleic acid, Linolenic acid, Palmitic acid etc. In which the Punicic acids about is about 80%. Specific Gravity : 0.94340 - 0.99000 @ 25°C Refractive Index : 1.49000 - 1.49000 @ 20°C
Properties : Pomegranate seed oil adds moisture, has natural estrogenic properties, emollients, anti-oxidants, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, vermifuge,, improves skin elasticity, and protects the skin. It has unique healing properties and can revitalize dull or mature skin, assist with wrinkles, and to soothe minor skin irritations.
Benefits & Uses :
Pomegranate seed oil has been found to be of help prevent the formation of skin cancer by reducing the frequency of lesions and limit the occurrence of tumors.
A moisturising and nourishing oil containing over 60% punicic acid which gives the oil anti-inflammatory and anti-ageing properties.
It is used in making a very relishing syrups and sauces which are savoured in most European and Asian countries.
Pomegranate seeds add flavor and color to any fruit salad.