The pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) has been cultivated since antiquity. arms such as that of the Kingdom of Granada during the time of the Catholic Kings. Back to: Pomegranates (Punica granatum). Granada. USDA Certified Organic. Earliest to ripen! Crimson red skinned fruit with dark red pulp inside. Sweet and. This pomegranate is especially happy in the milder summers of the Pacific Northwest. A strong growing upright to vase shaped shrub to 8′ tall and 6′ wide in 5.

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Ancient and mystical, it has been written about in the Old Testament of the Bible, the Jewish Torah, and the Babylonian Talmud as a sacred fruit with powers that bestow fertility, abundance, and good luck.

Issue of Bulletin. Insect pests of the punicaa can include the pomegranate butterfly Virachola isocrates and the leaf-footed bug Leptoglossus zonatusand fruit flies and ants are attracted to unharvested ripe fruit.

Punica granatum

Phenolic compounds, tannins, and flavonoids were the major phytochemicals in both extracts. Granada is a common name shared by 1 GranadillaGranada Pang. Significant mortalities were recorded on adults treated with aqueous, ethanol, and methanol extracts. Results suggest a potential for biomedical applications as well as nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Heavy going if you are not into the subject. Description of the species are from the Flora de Guatemala Standley and Williams Grxnatum, former research assistant, M. Methanol extract of P granatum seed extract showed significant inhibitory activity against castor-oil induced diarrhea and PGE2 induced enteropooling in rats.


Plenty in it for both the casual reader and the serious student. Not really for the casual reader. A Translation from Latin. Archived from the original on During these six months, while Persephone sits on the throne of the underworld beside her husband Hades, her mother Demeter mourns and no longer gives fertility to the earth. Although not native to Korea or Japanthe pomegranate is widely grown there and many cultivars have been developed.

Pomegranate may interact with coumadin and increase risk of bleeding. Pomegranate is considered one of the symbols of Azerbaijan. Archived from the original on 11 September Lists and related topics Lists of herbs and spices.

Layering and grafting are also used. Study of pomegranate glycolic extract PGE showed antimicrobial activity against periodontal pathogen Prophyromonas gingivalis using Galleria mellonella as in vivo model.

The extract showed dose dependent activity, with significant increase in uterine weight, femur BMD, and femur hardness, together with increased of serum calcium and phosphorus in the serum and significant decrease in the urine. Spices, condiments, food coloring Achiote, Bixa orellana Allspice, Pimenta dioica Auritum, hoja santa. Constituents – Fruit is rich in vitamin C; a good source of iron.

Study evaluated the protective effect of pomegranate juice on 28 Wistar albino male rat testes.

Pomegranate, Granada (Punica granatum)

Vol 1 – 4 and Supplement. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. These seeds are separated from the flesh, dried for 10—15 days, and used as an acidic agent for chutney and curry preparation. Archived from the original on 29 May — via The Guardian. Results showed antibacterial and antifungal activity on all tested bacteria and fungi, with improvement of wound contraction and healing. Also gives other interesting information on the plants.


The ancient Greek city of Side was in Pamphyliaa former region on the southern Mediterranean coast of Asia Minor modern-day Antalya provinceGranatu.

Gtanatum presents pomegranate extract as a promising dietary potential for the prevention of emergence of androgenc independence driven in part by heightened NF-kappaB activity. Greek coins and punifa values. The seeds should eject from the pomegranate directly into the bowl, leaving only a dozen or more deeply embedded seeds to remove.

The fruit’s juice and paste have a role in Iranian cuisinee. Study evaluated the anticonvulsant effect of an ethanolic extract of P. Plants mentioned in myths rushes, tule Ocote, pitch pine Sauco, Sambucus mexicana Oak trees, encinos Bromeliad.

Participants showed significant improvements in all domains of the menopausal rating scale MRSincluding difficult to treat urogenital symptoms. The bark and the rind of the fruit are astringent, and in some regions are utilized for tanning and dyeing leather.

Granada, Punica granatum, also called Pomegranate –

When time and funding permit, each flower each plant species will have its own page, and its own PDF, and eventually its own PPT so that professors and students have plenty of material on Guatemala and Honduras, etc to study. Rind is thin, tough, and brittle. Fruit of Punica granatum split granadx to reveal the clusters of juicy, gem-like seeds on the inside.