Punica Granatum Flower

Scientific Name: Punica Granatum L.
English Name: Pomegranate Flower
Other Names in English:
Family: Punicaceae

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Health Benefits

1- In the morning before eating breakfast, chew and eat 7 unopened flowers. It is astringent, but it heals the abscess.
2- Boil it and gargle its water in your mouth every day. It cures pyorrhea, heals mouth ulcers and prevents bleeding gums, and if you chew pomegranate flowers in your mouth, it will stop bleeding gums.
3- Mix it with vine leaves and cook and poultice on the abdomen. Prevents vomiting.
4- Cook it, knead it, poultice it and rest. Do this every night, it will heal the shoe pinching and cracks in the heel.
5- Its boiled water is used as a wash to cure Hemorrhoids and white vaginal secretions or Leukorrhea.
6- In external use, its extract with rose water is very useful for removing eye swelling, with Broadleaf Plantain extract for penis wounds and with vinegar for Erysipelas.


It is a plant of the Puniaceae family, it has a small tree with slightly thorny branches, and its leaves are completely green and shiny. The flower is pomegranate red and has a large number of stamen (the male or pollen-bearing part) and a seed-bearing that has multiple branches. Pomegranate is a subtropical plant that has long been grown in subtropical regions of Iran and is known to have originated in Iran. In Iran, in Baluchistan, the central regions and around the central desert, the western and northern regions of Iran exist wildly. It is cultivated in semi-warm regions of Persia.

Chemical Constituents

Tannin, Organic acids.
The chemical composition, antioxidant (DPPH and ABTS assays), anti-inflammatory (5-LOX), and cytotoxic (MCF-7) activities from flowers of seven pomegranate varieties (Punica granatum) were investigated. The highest phenolics (330.9±11.3 mg gallic acid equivalent/g dry weight (dw)), flavonoids (29.5±0.8 mg quercetin equivalent/g dw), tannins (30.6±0.6 mg catechin equivalent/g dw), and anthocyanins (0.70±0.03 mg cyanidin-3-glucoside equivalent/g dw) content were determined in the Chetoui (CH) variety. It was found that Garsi (GR) (IC₅₀=4.9±0.2 mg/L by ABTS assay) and Zaghwani (ZG) (IC₅₀=3.9±0.2 mg/L by ABTS assay) varieties exhibited the highest antioxidant activity. For the anti-inflammatory activity, all varieties were active; the ZH variety was the strongest (2.5±0.1 mg/L).

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