Punica granatum (pomegranate) and its potential for prevention and treatment of inflammation and cancer
Journal of Ethnopharmacology 109 (2007) 177206    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17157465

The last 7 years have seen over seven times as many publications indexed by Medline dealing with pomegranate and Punica granatum than in
all the years preceding them. Because of this, and the virtual explosion of interest in pomegranate as a medicinal and nutritional product that has
followed, this review is accordingly launched. The pomegranate tree, Punica granatum, especially its fruit, possesses a vast ethnomedical history
and represents a phytochemical reservoir of heuristic medicinal value.  Link above to article...