8 Interesting Facts About the Pomegranate Power

Did you know?

  • The French used the word grenade (from the word for pomegranate) for an explosive device, the explosion of which resembles the scattering of pomegranate seeds!
  • There are some pomegranate shrubs/trees that are over 200 years old
  • A popular pomegranate dish is “Fesenjan” which is a stew made with duck or chicken, pomegranates and walnuts.
  • King Tut and other Egyptians were buried with pomegranates, which gave hope of rebirth.
  • The juice of a pomegranate will stain anything!
  • It is thought that pomegranates contain more antioxidants than green tea or red wine.
  • A common misspelling is “pomegranite.”
  • There’s a band called “Pomegranate.”