A fruit-bearing deciduous shrub native to Persia, or Iran in modern day context. It is a small tree growing up to 8m in height. Today, pomegranates are cultivated around the world in various climates. It has been mentioned in many ancient religious texts. There are many end products of the pomegranate – it has been juiced into a tasty fruit beverage, added into soups or cocktails. Entire Pomegranate seeds can be eaten raw; its fruits were thought to have a mildly acidic undernote. Pomegranate juice are extrememly popular in Persian and Indian cuisine, and are quickly gaining popularity in the United States.