October 17, 2014 5 min read
Organic pomegranates lay in crates awaiting purchase at local grocery stores, the full fruits supple and round – ready for eating! Autumn marks the season of the pomegranate fruit, one of the juiciest, most attractive foods available on the market. So, to celebrate what pomegranate does for us and our products, we put together a portrait of what pomegranate perfection really means for you!
Originating in territories that stretch from Iran to the Himalayan mountains in the northern region of India, the flesh of these fruits catches the eye as it sparkles like a cluster of rubies or garnets. It tastes just as glittering as it looks, and can offer your body, skin, and hair a multitude of benefits that many other foods cannot offer. So, celebrate the peak of the pomegranate harvest with us by purchasing one of these tasty fruits fresh from the market – or one of our pomegranate-based products!
Organic pomegranate has a multi-faceted set of nutrients, minerals, and vitamins that work uniquely with the human body. What makes this juice-filled fruit such a gem? Just take a look at all that it has to offer: great taste, aroma, and nutrition! Let us get started on dissecting a healthy dose of pomegranate perfection.
Some of the minerals available in pomegranates include calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, and copper – and that is just to name a few. Such mineral content is necessary for maintaining strong cell structure. You achieve up to 19% of your daily potassium intake, and 22% of needed copper intake with each pomegranate you ingest.
Vitamins hold high importance in maintaining the healthy functions of numerous systems in the body. Organic pomegranates contain vitamins C, E, K, and B6. Vitamin E comes in the form of alpha tocopherol – a powerful antioxidant. Vitamin C, another antioxidant available in pomegranate, has an availability of up to 48% of your needed daily intake with each fruit.
Other nutrients available in pomegranates include folate, niacin, riboflavin, and thiamin. Pomegranates also deliver a dose of up to 223 mg of omega-6 fatty acids. Plus, you get a 234 calorie intake that can boost your body’s energy level sufficiently. Peel a pomegranate, and taste the flavor of naturally occurring health.
We use organic pomegranate in three different forms: as an extract, seed oil, and dehydrated juice for our Pomegranate Antioxidant Mask. This fantastic fruit works wonders on skin and hair, and that is why we love it so much as an ingredient! Check out the awesome benefits the pomegranate offers complexion and coif.
First of all, no matter age or range of sensitivity, organic pomegranate can benefit all skin types. It has a molecular structure that delves deep into the layers of the epidermis to offer optimal repair and improvement from the inside out. So, to treat your skin all over, we recommend you try our Pomegranate line of body lotion, body cleanser, and hand cleanser to get full coverage from pomegranate.
Pomegranate can also help with specific skin conditions, too. This fruit of youth will let you relive the days when your skin had that glowing juvenescence. This happens because of the powerful antioxidants available. Pomegranate impedes the aging process through decreasing the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, and sagging skin. Our Super Fruit line uses organic pomegranate extract to ensure these effects on mature skin.
If you want to revamp the whole surface of your face’s skin, then using pomegranate is key. The mineral content within the pomegranate make it excellent for retexturing skin. It restructures the cells, by fortifying them with minerals. Pomegranate also rejuvenates cells, which can lighten the appearance of scars and leave an overall fresher appearance. We use pomegranate seed oil in our Restore Facial Cleanser for this reason.
Modern research provides evidence that pomegranate’s anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidant content is higher than even green tea. This makes the fruit a must for healing and curing acneic blemishes. Any inflamed patches of skin can find relief from pomegranate. The antimicrobial properties prevalent in its makeup also allow it to further the healing of blemishes, as any bacteria behind the acneic occurrence will be wiped out. Use the Pomegranate Body Scrub to help reduce blemish occurrence all over the body!
Pomegranate promotes healthy hair, as well. We introduced our Pomegranate Shampoo. The consumption or application of pomegranate to hair will bolster hair follicles, preventing hair fall and ensuring the elasticity of each strand. For a full-bodied luster that highlights the health of your hair, pomegranate provides this pleasure.
The benefits of pomegranate also extend to the body. You can reap excellent health from the regular consumption of pomegranate or its juices. There are numerous ways that making pomegranate a part of your daily diet can benefit your body. We decided to highlight a few to encourage your purchase of a fresh fruit straight from the market during this season.
As winter approaches, germs start to spread like wildfire. This means you need to pack a punch of antioxidant assurance into your daily diet to avoid sickness. Consuming pomegranate juice or fruit can help you in that department. Pomegranate’s antimicrobial properties fight the onslaught of viruses and bacteria, while the antioxidants fortify the immune system. A tasty way to avoid a cold.
If you struggle with digestion problems, the pomegranate provides a solution. It improves the functions of the stomach and liver. Soluble and insoluble dietary fibers readily available in pomegranate balance bowel movements and ease digestive functions.
The iron fortitude available in pomegranate can curb the effects of anaemia. The fruit also improves the general content and function of blood, allowing it to clot quicker over wounds and maintain good blood flow when circulating.
Clinical evidence shows that the pomegranate has some qualities that make it stand out on its own – even more reason to celebrate it with an ingredient highlight. Organic pomegranates have a compound called punicalagin. No other food product contains this compound. Punicalagins improve the circulation system by lowering cholesterol levels and blood pressure. It also impedes the formation of blood clots, lowering a person’s risk of heart attack and stroke.
One study’s research shows that individuals struggling with artery blockages experienced a decrease plaque buildup of up to thirty percent, after a year of consuming at least one ounce of pomegranate juice daily. The individuals who did not drink pomegranate juice had a nine percent rise in their plaque buildup.
Additional scientific studies proved that adding a little pomegranate perfection to your diet could help prevent a few different cancers – including breast cancer. Plus, if you are feeling down and out during the holiday season, consuming some pomegranate might even make a struggle with depression more manageable.
Pomegranate provides so much perfection for people of all skin, hair, and body types, that your face naturals family wanted to celebrate its harvest this season. We want you to celebrate with us. Try one of the pomegranate products available on our website to experience the full range of skin benefits from pomegranate. Or, purchase a fresh organic fruit from the market and discover digestive functionality!
Do you have a favorite pomegranate product from face naturals? Share with us by commenting below! Tell us about the awesome aroma and dependable usage you got from it. Spread the word about pomegranate’s effectiveness in skin care. Or, share a recipe or way to eat pomegranate so that others will know some creative ways to prepare it.
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