is a light to golden yellow, sticky oil of the fruit seeds of the pomegranate tree, also known as grenadine. Since the ancient times the positive properties of the fruit are well known. The pomegranate tree has its origin in Asia, but meanwhile it is cultivated also in tropical, subtropical regions and also in the Mediterranean region. The tree bears gib, shiny , red-orange fruits with leathery skin. The fruits consists of fruit flesh and several fruit chambers filled with pea-sized seeds. The light golden yellow, nutty smelling oil is obtained by extraction of the seeds. The oil is very valuable, as of 100 kg pomegranate only about 500 g oil can be obtained. It is characterized by its high content of exceptional and rare fatty acids. Furthermore the oil contains potassium, calcium, iron and vitamin C+E. That is why it is ususally used as ingrediant for cremes, soaps and lotions. Due to a too high concentration the skin can dry out.