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Benefit and Harms of Garnet

A specific and unusual fruit called garnet grows on the pomegranate trees, which are small shrubs about 17 feet high. The very fruits of this tree − all known to us garnets, are of a large size, and grow on the pomegranates very densely, like the apples. By the way, one fruit can vary in sizes from four to eight inches. As with other fruits, the degree of ripening of the pomegranate's fruits is determined by the color change. So, with a green-brown color, the garnets are filled with orange, and then with a dark red color. Everything with the small grains happens in a similarly inside. In one fruit there are a lot of grains, so it is not for nothing that in the ancient times they believed that the garnet is a cure for infertility.
 
Well, let us look at the unique useful properties of the garnet.
 

Useful Composition of Garnet and Healing Properties

It is noteworthy that many medicines are made from the garnet, and they are obtained not only from the garnet pulp but also from pips, hulls, leaves and flowers of the pomegranate. That is, the garnet is thoroughly impregnated with useful substances. For example, from it produces the medicines that counteracted such serious diseases as the anemia and diarrhea, the stomatitis and conjunctivitis, and many others. The thing is that the garnet contains a large amount of minerals, vitamins and organic acids, which have an effective effect on the human organism. It is also interesting that unlike other fruits, it can stay fresh for much longer, and for this it is only necessary to put it in the refrigerator.
 
As for the useful garnet composition, then everything is not so simple. So, first of all the calorie content of the product − it is 70 kcal per 100 gms. A little, but it is enough for the garnet. Now, as for the vitamins that make up the garnets: 

- the greatest amount of vitamin C;
- vitamin A and E;
- vitamins of group B - B6 and B12;
- vitamin PP.
 
In addition, there are many minerals and micro-elements in the garnet, among which are the phosphorus and iron, the potassium and calcium, the manganese, copper, nickel and lithium, and so on. Again, all of these are largely affects the useful properties of the garnet.
 
Naturally, the most beneficial is the garnet juice. Not so long ago it was found that it contains a very large amount of antioxidants, and simply there is not such quantity in the other fruits. In addition, the presence of mineral substances has not only preventive, but also therapeutic effects on the body. No wonder that the garnet juice is sold even in pharmacies. First, it is worth noting that it raises hemoglobin. This property will be useful to everyone, regardless of the age of the person. In order to raise immunity, it is enough to drink only a half a glass of this juice, three times a day. It improves the blood circulation, normalizes the blood pressure and promotes the normal functioning of the cardiovascular system. Among other things, the garnet juice stimulates an appetite, positively affecting the taste buds.
 
As for the decoctions and tinctures based on the garnet hulls, they are also useful. First, with the help of such a decoction, you can get rid of the helminths, the inflammation of internal organs and skin, to anaesthetize the body parts and use against colds. Also, the hulls will help get rid of the rash and allergic reactions on the skin surface. The dried seeds of the garnets can be added to a tea, where they will have a calming effect on the nervous system and the organism as a whole. There is also an opinion that the use of garnet juice helps avoid the prostate cancer, and also helps with the arthritis and the anemia.
 

Precautions Regard to the Use of Garnet Juice

It should be noted a few precautions that will help prevent the harmful effects of the garnets and their juice. So, for example, do not consume too much concentrated garnet juice, or at least not keep it in your mouth for a long time. The fact is that it has a strong effect on the tooth enamel, violating its integrity. Among other components, the garnets contain alkaloids. These are organic substances that affect the human organism not in the best way (like a weak poison). Therefore, to exceed the dose of the garnet and its juice is not very desirable, after which not the best symptoms will be observed.
 
Thus, the benefits of the garnet juice are obvious, but contra-indications and warnings has and this tropical fruit, so the using of the garnet and its juice should be controlled, and you always must know the measure of consumption.

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