||Pomegranate oil, Punica granatum seed oil
||8007-01-0, F.E.M.A. : 2989
||Plant Parts Used
||Color & Odor
||Pale yellow mobile liquid with little or no scent
An attractive shrub or small tree, to 20 or 30 ft (6 or 10 m) high, the
pomegranate is much-branched, more or less spiny and extremely long-lived.
Constituents & Specifications :
Pomegranate seed oil has various chemical compounds that include Punicic
acids, oleic acid, Linolenic acid, Palmitic acid etc. In which the Punicic
acids about is about 80%.
Specific Gravity :
0.94340 - 0.99000 @ 25°C
Refractive Index :
1.49000 - 1.49000 @ 20°C
Pomegranate seed oil adds moisture, has natural estrogenic properties,
emollients, anti-oxidants, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial,
vermifuge,, improves skin elasticity, and protects the skin. It has unique
healing properties and can revitalize dull or mature skin, assist with
wrinkles, and to soothe minor skin irritations.
Benefits & Uses :
- Pomegranate seed oil has been found to be of help prevent the
formation of skin cancer by reducing the frequency of lesions and limit
the occurrence of tumors.
- A moisturising and nourishing oil containing over 60% punicic acid
which gives the oil anti-inflammatory and anti-ageing properties.
- It is used in making a very relishing syrups and sauces which are
savoured in most European and Asian countries.
- Pomegranate seeds add flavor and color to any fruit salad.