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Punica Granatum(Pomegranate)

Common Name: Pomegranate, Anar
Plant name: Punica Granatum
Chemical constituents: Icosanoic,  Linolenic (Conjugated, Linolenic(Alpha, Oleic, Palmitic-, Punicic, Stearic  acid. citric acid ,Malic acid was the second most abundant. Phenolic compounds like gallic acid, protocatechuic acid, chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, ferulic acid, o – and p -coumaric acids, catechin, phloridzin and quercetin.
Uses:
In treating diarrhea, dysentery and intestinal parasites
Pomegranate is well known for antioxidant properties.
 It helps in preventing the formation of skin cancer by reducing the frequency of lesions
It provides relief from minor skin irritations, such as dry skin, eczema and psoriasis.

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