Pomegranates have long been around and celebrated for their health and beauty benefits. In different religions and cultures, this fruit is known as the “fruit of life” and serves as a symbol of legend, abundance, power, and prosperity.
The word “pomegranate” is derived from the Latin words “pōmum” and “grānātum,” which mean “seeded apple” when put together. This fruit is said to have originated in Iran (then Persia) and have since been ingrained in its culture and lifestyle.
Over the years, pomegranates have been considered as a superfood — and for good reason! Read on to discover more about this wonder fruit, why it’s good for you and your skin, and what we use it in.
What are pomegranates?
Often red-purple in color, a pomegranate fruit, when cut open, reveals juicy and edible seeds that boast a lot of nutrients and health benefits.