Pomegranate as an Curative Therapy in Medical and Dental Sciences: A review


Himanshu Deswal, Yogender Singh, Harpreet Singh Grover, Amit Bhardwaj

Abstract


Pomegranate (Punica granatum L), in addition to its ancient historical uses, has been used in several systems of medicine for a variety of ailments. Pomegranate juice is a polyphenol-rich juice with high antioxidant capacity pomegranate consumption possesses a diverse array of biological actions and may be helpful in the prevention of some inflammatory mediated diseases, including cancer. In the past decade, numerous studies on the antioxidant, anticarcinogenic, and anti-inflammatory properties of pomegranate constituents, focusing on treatment and prevention of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, dental conditions . Currently, numerous clinical trials are in progress exploring the therapeutic potential of pomegranate extracts.


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Title

Pomegranate as an Curative Therapy in Medical and Dental Sciences: A review

Date

25-03-2016

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Journal

Innovare Journal of Medical Sciences
Vol 4 Issue 2 2016 ( April - May) Page: 15-18

Online ISSN

2321-4406

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Authors & Affiliations

Himanshu Deswal
PG Student, Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University, Gurgaon.
India

Yogender Singh
PG Student, Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University, Gurgaon.
India

Harpreet Singh Grover
Prof.& Head,Department of Periodontology,Faculty of Dental Sciences,SGT University,Gurgaon.
India

Amit Bhardwaj
Reader,Department of Periodontology,Faculty of Dental Sciences,SGT University,Gurgaon.
India


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