Pomegranates – Punicaceae.
Pharmacy name: pomegranate bark – Granati cortex (formerly: Cortex granati).
Botanical description. Shrub or small tree with large bright red flowers and apple-shaped spherical fruits-berries, reaching a diameter of 13 cm. Originally from the subtropics of Western Asia. Grown in all subtropical areas.
Active ingredients: piperidine alkaloid, tannins and a number of other substances.
Application. Previously considered the best remedy for tapeworms.