What is Mathalam Pazham – Mathalam Pazham (மாதலம் பாஜம்) is the Tamil name for Pomegranate (Punica Granatum). Pomegranate (மாதலம் பாஜம்) is the fruit obtained from Punica Granatum tree which is a deciduous shrub or a small tree from the Punicaceae family. is indigenous to Southern Europe and Mediterranean area. It is distributed in the warmer regions of both the hemispheres. It is widely cultivated in Iran, Afghanistan and Baluchistan.
Mathalam Pazham (மாதலம் பாஜம்) have a fresh, sweet–sour, very pleasant taste. Some strains actually taste honey-sweet, while others may display balanced sweetness and acidity. Pomegranate are so powerful that pomegranate juice has been found to have three times the antioxidant activity of red wine and green tea.
Pomegranate juice contains more than 100 phytochemicals and has been used for thousands of years. It is in Greek, Hebrew, Buddhist, Islamic, and Christian mythology and writings. People use Mathalam Pazham (மாதலம் பாஜம்) for high blood pressure, athletic performance, heart disease, diabetes, and many other conditions.