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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 1 (2019)

Pomegranate alleviates metabolic syndrome: A Systematic review

Author(s):

D Estherlydia, Sheila John, Sarah Jane Monica and Priyadarshini S

Abstract:
Currently the role of fruit as dietary supplement and as a prophylactic therapeutic agent in treating chronic degenerative long term illness is gaining interest. Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) is a nutritious dense fruit that imparts several health benefits. Various parts of pomegranate such as the fruit, seed, stem, peel, rind and leaves contains bioactive constituents that are reported to possess medicinal and therapeutic properties. The information pertaining to this review article was obtained from accessible journals in several databases such as Web of Science, PubMed, Scopus and Embase. The search terms used were "pomegranate" and "punica granatum". Result of several scientific research studies highlights the role of pomegranate in treating chronic diseases such as diabetes, blood pressure and cardiovascular diseases. Though the present review article clearly portrays the medicinal properties of pomegranate, further and more research is necessary to exploit and unravel other useful and unknown medicinal properties of pomegranate.

Pages: 2741-2747  |  281 Views  53 Downloads

How to cite this article:
D Estherlydia, Sheila John, Sarah Jane Monica and Priyadarshini S. Pomegranate alleviates metabolic syndrome: A Systematic review. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(1):2741-2747.