Pomegranate flower is one of the most important national flowers of Armenia, as well as a popular symbol in the ancient civilizations of China, Egypt, and Greece. The fruit of the pomegranate is rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fiber. It has been used since ancient times to treat a variety of health issues including diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
The pomegranate flower is a symbol of love and fertility. When the vine is young and covered in flowers, it is also an omen of good fortune. The flower is used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat digestive problems, promote urination and stop bleeding. Pomegranate flowers are extremely versatile and can be eaten raw, cooked or dried. They are also used to make tea that is considered soothing and detoxifying.