Pomegranate is used for conditions of the head and blood vessels, including high blood pressure, congestive head failure (CHE) heart attack, “hardening of the digestive track including diarrhea, dysentery and tapeworm and other intestinal parasites. Pomegranate is used as a gargle for sore throat and it is applied to the skin to treat hemorrhoids.
Lycopene, found primarily in tomatoes, is a member of the carotenoid family,which includes beta-carotene and similar compounds found naturally in food -- and has potent antioxidant properties.
Lycopene is a natural compound found to be the source of the brilliant red coloring found in tomatoes, red peppers, red grape fruit and watermelon. It has high antioxidant properties.