Granadine was originally prepared from pomegranate juice, sugar, and water. it is not related to the Grenadines archipelago, which takes their name from Grenada, which is named for Granada, Spain. Grenadine is characterized by a flavour that is both tart and sweet, and by a deep red colour. it is popular as an ingredient in cocktails, both for its flavour and to give a reddish or pink tint to mixed drinks and its traditionally made from pomegranate. The antioxidants in pomegranate juice can help remove free radicals, protect cells from damage, and reduce inflammation.