Some call it the “Fruit of Life” as the pomegranate has many health-enhancing benefits used internally and externally. In Ayurveda, it was used to lower fever, and in Greek medicine, it was used to address diabetes. There have been many research studies on how the fruit can maintain good health, from blood pressure to supporting inflammation, but the beneficial properties go way beyond internal well-being.
For those who know the real benefits of this fruit, know there are many benefits and numerous ways it can boost skins elasticity, reduce the appearance of scarring and for the benefit of our hair it is high in Omega 5 oils that help revitalise dullness with moisture it provides keeping our hair hydrated and full of lustre. Nutriplenish not only includes pomegranate oil, but a combination of mango and coconut to deliver 72 hours of hydration. A game changer in the hair world, the range boosts five signs of hair health – shine, condition, smoothness, elasticity and porosity.
To celebrate this delicious, nutritious and secret beauty enhancer, here are 5 different ways you can incorporate pomegranate into your every day cooking to reap the benefits inside and out!
STIR INTO GRAINS
Add pomegranate seeds to cooked rice, quinoa, farro, or other grains to add colour and tang.
ADD TO FRUIT SALAD
Pomegranate seeds marry well with most fruits, particularly persimmons, pears and rock melon.
HOMEMADE POMEGRANTE MOLASSES
Drizzle it over ice creams, over yoghurt or whisk it into a vinaigrette.
SCATTER OVER HUMMUS
The sweetness of the pomegranate will give the hummus a refreshing and sweet twist for the taste buds
We’ve saved the best ‘til last! A refreshing sangria made from the fruit of life, apples, ginger and oranges.