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Pomegranate: Its Nutrition Fact and Cosmetic Uses

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Pomegranate

Botanically known as Punica Granatum, Pomegranate is one of the nutritious superfruits. A 100g Pomegranate Seeds typically contain:

 Vitamins:
C - Ascorbic Acid 10.2mg
Vitamin B1 - Thiamin 0.067mg
Vitamin B2 - Riboflavin 0.053mg
Vitamin B3 - Niacin 0.293mg
Vitamin B5 - Pantothenic Acid 0.377mg
Vitamin B6 0.075mg
Vitamin B9 - Folate 38µg
Vitamin B12 7.6mg
Vitamin E 0.60mg
Vitamin K 16.4µg
Antioxidants:
Catechin 0.4mg
Epigallocatechin 0.2mg
Epicatechin 0.1mg
Gallocatechin 0.2mg
Proanthocyanidin 0.3mg
Minerals:
Ca - Calcium 10mg
Fe - Iron 0.30mg
Mg - Magnesium 12mg
P - Phosphorus 36mg
K - Potassium 236mg
Na - Sodium 3mg
Zn - ZInc 0.35mg
Cu - Copper 0.158mg
Mn - Manganese 0.119mg
Se - Selenium 0.5µg

Cosmetic Uses of Pomegranate

Pomegranate Seed Oil has protective and nourishing properties that are beneficial for all skin types especially mature and premature ageing skin. It helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles and lines.

Due to its antioxidant content, both Pomegranate Seed Oil and Pomegranate Fruit Extract can be used to help protect skin from free radical damage.

Pomegranate Seed Oil is one of the main ingredients in award winning Antioxidant Youthful Essence. For best results, apply Antioxidant Youthful Essence on clean skin follow with your usual moisturiser, morning and night.

Antioxidant Youthful Essence 

Scientific Sources:

USDA Nutrient Database

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: Pomegranate juice consumption reduces oxidative stress, atherogenic modifications to LDL, and platelet aggregation. Michael Aviram, Leslie Dornfeld, Mira Rosenblat, Nina Volkova, Marielle Kaplan, Raymond Coleman, Tony Hayek, Dita Presser and Bianca Fuhrman.

 

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