It is a so-called "superfruits" to
chemicals that have positive action: it is rich in
antioxidants and potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron,
manganese, copper, zinc and vitamins C, B, E.
The pomegranate is used in traditional medicine.
In gargling, relieves cough, and is effective in case of
fever, diarrhea, colic and can also serve as a vermifuge.
Has slight diuretic and antihypertensive properties.
Pomegranate fibers, mostly insoluble, are irritating and
are contraindicated in people who have diverticula or
colonic irritation although they are very beneficial for
those who are prone to constipation or diarrhea, and
slow intestinal transit.