One of the oldest known fruits, Pomegranate has been referred to in historical writings and in artefacts of many cultures and religions. The pomegranate (punica granatum) is an original native of Persia and is nutrient rich with amazing antioxidant properties, leading this fruit to have a revered reputation as a symbol of health, fertility and eternal life.
However, around the world due to their history, pomegranate seeds have been used for centuries to cure a multitude of medicinal conditions. In fact, records have been found from over 1,000 years ago. Packed with pwerful vitamins, this ruby red fruit has been shown to be a cure and aid in dealing with a number of ailments, such as: Stomach upsets, Menopausal hot flushes, Haemorrhoids, Conjunctivitis and Osteoarthritis.
This powerful little fruit can also help lower blood pressure and cholesterol, reduce the risk of heart disease, ward off the flu (perfect for battling the colder winter weather) and help combat prostate cancer and diabetes. Pomegranates have grown in Australia for many years but it’s only in recent times that they have transcended from being a garden ornament to an ingredient in Australian kitchens.
To celebrate the heritage of this amazing fruit, Top Juice has released the Fresh Cold Pressed Pomegranate Juice – available at select times of year based on seasonality. In addition, all the Pomegranates Top Juice uses have been sourced exclusively in Australia – making them all the better!