Pomegranate (Punica granatum) is a shrub or short tree. It was first grown in what is now Iran. Pomegranate is a fleshy fruit. It is like a vitamin bomb for every season of the year. It contains large amounts of Vitamin C, B6, B12 and E. The fruit is also rich in magnesium, calcium, iron, and potassium. Usable part of pomegranate: – leaf; -bark; -roots; -fruits. The pomegranate fruits are as large as orange, spherical, with a red to yellowish crust. Under the skin, the flesh is yellowish creamy, and many pink, red to wine juicy grains, representing the seeds of pomegranate, are stored inside. The grains are sweet or slightly acidic.