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Nutritionally, pomegranate juice contains lots of folic acid - which is one of the most important nutrients for preventing neural tube defects in babies and is required daily before conception. And at least one study suggests that it may increase sperm count and motility - in laboratory rats at least.
Experts in Feng Shui also recommend pomegranates for fertility, and suggest that placing four of them on the corners of your bed and one in the middle (when you are not actually sleeping in your bed) will enhance your chances of conceiving.
And you can also harness the power of pomegranates through flower essences. Pomegranate flower essence is said to help balance the female reproductive system, and assist with any issues surrounding sexuality and motherhood.
So, if you are trying to conceive, consider the fruitful pomegranate and think juicy thoughts. And yes, there is a double-meaning in that...