The pharmacological use of ellagic acid-rich pomegranate fruit.

  title={The pharmacological use of ellagic acid-rich pomegranate fruit.},
  author={Coşkun Usta and S Kepil Ozdemir and Michele Schiariti and Paolo Emilio Puddu},
  journal={International journal of food sciences and nutrition},
  volume={64 7},
In recent years, the therapeutic use of non-drug substances such as herbal and medicinal foods is increasing progressively. Of these substances, Punica granatum L., which is an ancient and highly distinctive fruit, has been proposed for treatment of several different illnesses. Ellagic acid (EA) is one of those biological molecules found in pomegranate and may have therapeutic potential in many diseases. EA has been detected not only in pomegranate but also in a wide variety of fruits and nuts… CONTINUE READING


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