Pomegranate seed oil actually builds thicker collagen. This makes improves wrinkles and the elasticity of the skin.
Many of the constituents in pomegranate seed oil are powerful antioxidants. This means it protects against sun and pollutant damage. This can also slow the appearance of aging.
Inflamed and\or arthritic joints can benefit from rubbing pomegranate seed oil into the joint.
It has anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties that are great in the treatment of acne. The linoleic acid in pomegranate keeps sebum levels in control.
Research has found that pomegranates have been found to inhibit breast, colon, prostrate and lung cancers. Every study studied a different mechanism of action. This could mean that there are several actions the pomegranate uses to fight cancer. One way is that it inhibits blood vessels from forming to feed cancer cells. It interrupts the cell cycle when cancer cells are trying to multiply. And it causes fully formed cancer cells to die.
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“Chemopreventative effects of pomegranate seed oil on skin tumor development in CD1 mice”, PMID 14585180, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4007340/
“Dietary compound ellagic acid alleviates skin wrinkle and inflammation induced by UV-B irradiation”, PMID 20113347, https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20113347/
“Protective effects of pomegranate derived products on UVB-mediated damage in human reconstituted skin”, PMID 19320737, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3004287/
“Pomegranate as a cosmeceutical source:npomegranate fractions promote proliferation and procollagen synthesis and inhibition matrix metalloproteinase-1 production in human cells”, PMID 16221537, https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16221534/
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