Safety assessment of pomegranate fruit extract: acute and subchronic toxicity studies.

@article{Patel2008SafetyAO,
  title={Safety assessment of pomegranate fruit extract: acute and subchronic toxicity studies.},
  author={Chintan R Patel and Paresh Dadhaniya and Lal L. Hingorani and Madhu G Soni},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={46 8},
  pages={2728-35}
}
Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) fruit is widely consumed as fresh fruit and juice. Because of its potential for health benefits, pomegranate fruit extracts have been commonly marketed as dietary supplements in recent years. The objective of the present study was to investigate potential adverse effects, if any, of a standardized pomegranate fruit extract in rats following subchronic administration. The extract was standardized to 30% punicalagins, the active anomeric ellagitannins responsible… CONTINUE READING