Pumpkin seed oil to take care of the prostate, fight constipation and strengthen hair and nails

The pumpkin seed oil ( Cucurbita pepo L .) Is highly valued by the benefits to health, among others, takes care of the prostate gland and urinary tract remains healthy.

To obtain the oil from the seeds, they are pressed raw and the process must be cold so that all the medicinal properties and nutritional values ​​of the pumpkin seeds are preserved. Always pay attention that the label indicates that the cold pressing has been carried out and that it has not been refined.

This oil has a dark green color and a very pleasant taste. It can be used to dress salads and any other dish. It is recommended not to use it for frying or heating it at high temperatures so that its composition is not altered

Pumpkin seed oil properties

This oil contains beneficial fatty acids, highlighting oleic acid (omega 9) and linolenic acid (Omega 3), vitamins A, group B (B1, B2, B3 and B6), E, ​​K, antioxidants such as flavonoids, cucurbitacin, and minerals such as zinc, selenium, iron, magnesium, potassium, copper, fiber and a very important essential amino acid: tryptophan. These components give the oil anti-inflammatory, diuretic, decongestant, expectorant, vermifuge, hypoglycemic, anti-tumor, emollient, anti-arthritic and hepatoprotective properties.

Pumpkin seed oil benefits and uses

  • Helps eliminate retained fluids
  • It is very beneficial to prevent tooth problems (such as cavities or demineralization)
  • Helps us maintain stronger nails and hair
  • Take care of our cardiovascular system
  • Stimulates the functioning of the kidneys
  • Improves the functioning of our immune system
  • They facilitate the expulsion of parasites from the digestive tract
  • It is indicated to combat constipation
  • Regulates sleep rhythms fighting insomnia
  • Combat inflammation of the prostate and bladder
  • It is very beneficial for inflammatory conditions such as arthritis
  • They help regulate insulin and prevent damage from diabetes
  • Due to its antioxidant content, the development of tumor cells is inhibited
  • Keeps our skin in good condition, favoring improvement in cases of skin conditions
  • It is beneficial in cases of nervousness and stress
  • Increases male fertility
  • Fight iron deficiency anemia
  • Helps to expel mucus from the airways
  • Stimulates the elimination of kidney stones
  • It is very beneficial to protect the liver
  • Pumpkin seed oil helps reduce symptoms of menopause and PMS

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