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Fruit for All Seasons: Health Benefits of Pomegranate

  By posted Jul 10th 2012
Healthy Living

Pomegranate health benefit #2: Natural blood thinners

There are two kinds of blood clots: The first kind speeds skin recovery from topical injuries like cuts and bruises. Here it is important that the blood clots immediately to avoid lose of blood. The second kind of blood clot is internal and dangerous; examples would include blood clots in the heart and arteries, also urinary retention. Here you don’t want the blood to clot as the effects are lethal.

To smoothen out the blood you need pomegranate seeds, as the antioxidant properties help it act like a ‘thinner for paints’. The seeds prevent your blood platelets from coagulating and forming clots. (Via)

Read more: Common Blood Disorders

 

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