In ancient Greek mythology, there were stories where the pomegranate played an important role.
Persephone (daughter of Zeus and Demeter(goddess of the harvest) was said to be an incredibly beautiful goddess and many of the gods wanted her for their own. One day, when she was collecting flowers, the earth suddenly opened and Hades(god of the Underworld) rose up from the gap and abducted her.
Demeter was so angry and in her loneliness the earth ceased to be fertile. Knowing this could not continue much longer, Zeus made Hades release Persephone. Hades grudgingly agreed, but before she went back he gave Persephone a pomegranate, and she could not resist and ate 6 simple seeds from the pomegranate… she probably knew that its benefits where too great to pass up! When she ate of it, it bound her to underworld forever and she had to stay there one-third of every year and this is when the earth is not fertile- which we know as Winter!
For some, this fruit may seem like a lot of trouble to eat since the seeds are delicately surrounded by pockets of juice and the juice can stain easily – but the benefits are truly amazing! Pomegranates are full of the good fatty acids that help stimulate your skin cells so that cellular regeneration can take place. With only one pomegranate, this fruit can contain up to 48% of dally vitamin C which has essential anti-ageing properties to form good collagen to make our skin look younger – so it really is too good to pass up!
Dr. Wright also emphasizes the importance of pomegranate and she has included in her organic skincare line with her ANTIOXIDANT EXFOLIATING CLEANSER. Studies have shown that the antioxidant property of the pomegranate is just one of the fruit’s many attributes. Studies have shown that pomegranate extract (ellagic acid), whether taken internally or applied topically, can do amazing things for the prevention and treatment of sun-damaged skin. Studies have also shown that the wondrous ellagic acid not only prevents sunburned, but can also create noticeable improvements in your complexion. So to help fight the aging process of the Texas sun try our ANTIOXIDANT EXFOLIATING CLEANSER another great way to empower the pomegranate to produce even more anti-ageing benefits for you!