Energetics: Sweet, astringent, sour/hot, cold / sweet, pungent PK- V+ (sweet); (P+ sour)
Action: Astringent, alterative, hemostatic, rind antiparasitical
Indications: The sour, astringent, sweet variety is the best. Builds red blood cells (juice), cleanses bile, blood, bilious indigestion, gall stones, hypera- cidity, fever, intermittent or malarial fever; diar– rhea, dysentery, excessive perspiration, gargle for sore throats; leukorrhea, tapeworm. They are good for the heart, mind, anemia, and as a digestive aid. Pomegranate binds the bowels, cardiac tonic, hoarseness.