Pomegranate contains a high number of antioxidants which help in protecting the body against inflammation and free radical damage. It is highly effective against dental plaque due to its anti-viral properties. It has numerous health benefits and can be stored for specific period. It helps in cancer prevention, alzheimer's disease prevention, digestion, arthritis and heart disease prevention. Pomegranate is beneficial for pregnant women also as it helps in the overall development of the foetus.