Pomegranate Seed Powder
Pomegranate is a fruit widely used to make medicine for the treatment of many conditions, however, there is no enough scientific evidence to support the effectiveness of pomegranate for any of them. Pomegranate seed powder is also used in medicine for conditions of blood vessels and the heart, including congestive heart failure (CHF), high blood pressure, heart attack, high cholesterol and "hardening of the arteries" (atherosclerosis). It also can help to cope with the problems of the digestive tract, including dysentery, diarrhea, tapeworm and different intestinal parasites.
Sometimes pomegranate seed powder is used for flu, gum disease, swelling of the mouth lining (stomatitis), erectile dysfunction (ED), acidosis, diabetes, bleeding, and even HIV disease. It can also prevent obesity, prostate cancer, and help to lose weight. Some women make an abortion with pomegranate seed powder. It can be added to the gargle for sore throat, or to the mixture against hemorrhoids. In addition with some additives like Revitol cellulite solution it can be efficiently and at menopause.
Pomegranate seed powder is safe for most people and in most cases doesn't cause side effects. However, some individuals can have allergic reactions. When applied to the gum or skin, pomegranate is still relatively safe. Some patients experience sensitivity to pomegranate seed powder including swelling, itching, difficulty breathing, and runny nose.
Pomegranate root and stems can be unsafe though, as they contain a poison. Pregnant and breast-feeding women can use pomegranate seed powder in small extracts found in food. However, it is not known whether it is safe in larger doses. It is better to drink pomegranate juice only. In any case, consult your healthcare provider.
People with allergies to plants are prone to have an allergic reaction to pomegranate seed powder. It can change blood pressure and interfere with it during and after surgery. For this reason, it is advised to stop taking pomegranate seed powder minimum two weeks before a surgery.