Dr MB’s Pomegranate Seed Extract
Pomegranate seed extract is highly beneficial for health owing to its abundant antioxidants, such as polyphenols and ellagic acid.
These antioxidants play an active role in reducing inflammation, safeguarding against oxidative stress, promoting heart health, improving digestion, and potentially decreasing the risk of various diseases, including cancer.
Additionally, pomegranate seed extract demonstrates antimicrobial properties and actively enhances cognitive function.
Furthermore, its nutrient-rich profile, encompassing vitamins, minerals, and fiber, further amplifies its health-promoting effects.
1. Natural Aphrodisiac
A study by Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh found that consumption of pure pomegranate seed extract increased salivary testosterone levels in participants by an average of 24 percent, which can lead to heightened mood and increased sexual desire.
2. Reduce Arthritis and Joint Pain
Pomegranate seed extract are a great source of flavonols, which are a type of antioxidant that acts as anti-inflammatory agent in the body and may help relieve symptoms of arthritis.
3. Fight Cancer
In vitro studies demonstrate that pomegranate extracts effectively inhibit breast cancer cell growth. Pomegranate seed oil’s punicic acid blocks breast cancer cell proliferation. Pomegranate seed extract slows prostate cancer growth, as shown in research on subjects with rising PSA levels. Compounds in pomegranate seed extract exhibit potent antitumorigenic effects, slowing prostate cancer cell growth.
4. Lower Blood Pressure
The juice of pomegranate seeds contains several different types of antioxidants and polyphenols that can promote heart health by lowering blood pressure levels.
5. Fight Bacterial Infections
Pomegranate extracts have been used since ancient times to treat several conditions, including parasitic and microbial infections, diarrhea, ulcers, canker sores, hemorrhages, and respiratory complications.
6. Improve Heart Health
The juice made from pomegranate seeds contains antioxidants at higher levels than many other fruit juices, which could help block the buildup of cholesterol in the arteries for those at risk of heart disease.
7. Improve Memory
Studies have reported that polyphenols, which are found abundantly in pomegranate seeds and their juice, could significantly enhance cognitive function. In fact, one study published in Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine found that pomegranate polyphenols could provide long-lasting protection from memory dysfunction caused by heart surgery.