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Pomegranate is an old, beloved plant and fruit. Recent research findings corroborate traditional use of pomegranate as a medical remedy as all parts of this plant have several bioactive metabolites (Holland et al. 2009). Consequently, its demand has increased tremendously not only in the western world but also in other parts of the globe. It is claimed to have originated in Iran and perhaps surrounding areas from where it spread to different regions. However, N. I. Vavilov stated that it originated in the Near East. It was cultivated in ancient Egypt and in early Greece and Italy.