The pomegranate is native in regions ranging from Iran through to the Himalayas in northern India. It was cultivated and naturalized over the Mediterranean region since ancient times. The pomegranate plant is a neat, rounded shrub or small tree that can grow to typically to 12 to 16 feet in height. Rich in essential fatty acids, Pomegranate Oil has high emollient properties that make it an effective moisturizer that may help to prevent environmental damage to the skin, and prevent skin conditions caused by dry skin. Its antioxidant properties have been reputed to reduce the signs of aging by protecting the suppleness of the skin and reducing the appearance of fine lines.