PROPERTIES OF PUMPKIN SEED OIL
Anti-hypertensive – has the ability to lower blood pressure.
Cardio-protective – can protect the cardiovascular system from disease.
Antioxidant – contains many free radical scavenging nutrients.
Diuretic – the oil shows strong diuretic effects.
Galactagogue – increases mother’s milk production
Anti-parasitic – aids the body in killing and expelling intestinal worms.
Anti-rheumatic – reduces inflammation because of powerful essential fatty acids.
Anti-insomnia – this oil may help one fall asleep faster. Not yet evaluated, but possibly because of tryptophan in the seed oil.
Anti-inflammatory – reduces inflammation all over the body.
Antioxidant – shows powerful activity against free radicals.
Prostate tonic – Pumpkin seed oil is one of the most powerful prostate tonic for men. It boosts the health of the prostate and protects it from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Emollient – moisturizes the skin.
Anti-oedema– works against fluid build up in the body.