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

  • Himanshu Deswal PG Student, Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University, Gurgaon.
  • Yogender Singh PG Student, Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University, Gurgaon.
  • Harpreet Singh Grover Prof.& Head,Department of Periodontology,Faculty of Dental Sciences,SGT University,Gurgaon.
  • Amit Bhardwaj Reader,Department of Periodontology,Faculty of Dental Sciences,SGT University,Gurgaon.

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.

Author Biographies

Himanshu Deswal, PG Student, Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University, Gurgaon.
PG Student, Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University, Gurgaon.
Yogender Singh, PG Student, Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University, Gurgaon.
PG Student, Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University, Gurgaon.
Harpreet Singh Grover, Prof.& Head,Department of Periodontology,Faculty of Dental Sciences,SGT University,Gurgaon.
Prof.& Head,Department of Periodontology,Faculty of Dental Sciences,SGT University,Gurgaon.
Amit Bhardwaj, Reader,Department of Periodontology,Faculty of Dental Sciences,SGT University,Gurgaon.
Reader,Department of Periodontology,Faculty of Dental Sciences,SGT University,Gurgaon.

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Deswal, H., Singh, Y., Grover, H. S., & Bhardwaj, A. (2016). Pomegranate as an Curative Therapy in Medical and Dental Sciences: A review. Innovare Journal of Medical Sciences, 4(2), 15-18. Retrieved from https://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ijms/article/view/10269
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