The Himalayas have Pomegranate trees too

The pomegranate tree is ornamental and of immense benefit regarding the nutritional value of the fruits it yields. The trees are laden with the fruit, which is rich in Vitamin B, C, K and E. It has antioxidants in plenty and has been used in traditional medicine as a blood builder and a heart fortifier. It contains punicalagins, known to have a free radical scavenging effect…research is ongoing for its anti-ageing properties. It contains Iron and trace metals.

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It is a beautiful tree and the best way to eat the fruit is to pluck it off the tree…I’m waiting for the fruit to ripen.


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