Pomegranate- ‘Fruit of Paradise’

We all have heard that mango is the king of fruits but do you all know the benefits of pomegranate? Pomegranate is the power house vitamin C, keratinocytes, fatty acids, folic acid, vitamins (A, C and E), minerals anti-oxidants and fiber that together works on providing innumerable benefits to skin and hair.

Lets learns some miraculous benefits of pomegranate:

  1. Prevents signs of aging

Pomegranate is full of anti-oxidants that neutralizes the effects of free radicals in our body. It stimulates the skin cells (keratinocyte) and helps in regeneration of cells which keeps wrinkles and sagging skin at bay. When rating fruits from 1 to 10, pomegranate scores the highest marks to maintain the skin’s health. As it promotes the growth of skin cells, more the keratinocytes or skin cells, the better will be the process of skin repairing and regeneration.

 

  1. Hydrates the dry skin

Vitamin C in pomegranate treats the lifeless dry skin. When pomegranate infused moisturizer is applied on regular basis, it reduces the roughness of skin. And it is a fact that 82% of pomegranate’s volume weight is water and that keeps us hydrated. The puninic acid and an omega 3 fatty acid in pomegranate is the outstanding remedy for dry and rough skin. 

 

  1. Treats acne and pimple

Bacteria from the environment sometimes affects the skin hard then a pimple is formed. Then the body sends white cells to kill the bacteria and this whole process causes inflammation. The antioxidants present in pomegranate nullify free radicals that damage the cells and tissues. The vitamin C in the fruit also helps in synchronizing the production of sebum.

 

  1. Keeps skin healthy

Pomegranate helps to stop the enzymes from harming collagen (a component that keeps skin soft and smooth). The fruit also encourage the growth of fibroblasts (cells that produce elastin and collagen) and make sure that skin remains soft and supple.

 

  1. Reduces hair fall

Pomegranate infused shampoos nourished the scalp and stimulates the cells that also treats the hair follicles. It also helps to tame the unruly hair. It gently cleanses the scalp and help to get rid of irritation. It reduces the hair fall and works on making the hair strong, healthy and shiny.

 

  1. Provides protection from harmful UV rays

Pomegranate is enriched with ellagic acid that heals the sunburn and doesn’t let any further damage to the skin. The antioxidants in fruit also reduce the harmful effects of ultra violet radiations and inhibit the growth of skin tumors.

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