With the ancient Greeks the pomegranate was known as the fruit of death and comes back in several Greek myths in the negative sense. For example, the pomegranate is central to the myth of Hades and Persephonae, and it explains the origin of the seasons.
Within pomism, the pomegranate is one of the three blessed fruits. It is believed that the pomegranate contains concentrated vitality and saw the pomegranate as a sign of fertility.
Perhaps the most important role of the pomegranate, it is forbidden fruit in paradise. Not everyone agrees here, but because the pomegranate is frequently associated with seduction, some theologians claim that the pomegranate led to exile from Adam and Eve out of paradise.
Pomegranate has an anti-inflammatory effect
Pomegranate causes lower blood pressure
The antioxidants in pomegranate would work preventively against cancer
Pomegranate reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease