The Many Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seed Oil


health benefits of the oil of pumpkin seedAlong with being a great tasting culinary oil, pumpkin oil is most commonly taken for preventing hair loss and prostate problems, due to its reported DHT blocking properties.

This page has some of the other most important pumpkin seed health benefits and problems it can help with.

Pumpkin Seed Oil and Skin

Like the seeds, raw pumpkin seed oil can help improve skin tone and may be a beneficial supplement for many skin problems like acne, dry flaky skin, eczema and psoriasis.

Alongside the powerful antioxidant content, the high levels of natural fats would appear to be responsible for this effect.

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Pumpkin Seed Oil Nutrition and Dosage


KurbiskernolTraditional Styrian pumpkin seed oil is made from lightly roasted pumpkin seeds that are pressed to extract a dark green oil. It has a rich and nutty flavor that makes a great salad dressing and healthy, flavorsome addition to many recipes.

Ahead is a look at all of the nutrition in pumpkin seed oil, whether you should choose roasted or raw, and the best dose to take it in for maximum benefit.

Pumpkin Seed Oil Nutritional Profile

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Pumpkin Seeds for Parasites and Intestinal Worms


Pumpkin seed parasite treatmentParasites like human intestinal worms are a far more common problem than most people realize. Here is how parasites can enter your body and some of the main symptoms of tapeworm and other parasitic infections.

Also ahead is a natural remedy for intestinal worms in humans, based on a traditional German parasite treatment using raw pumpkin seeds.

The pumpkin seed contains a substance called cucurbitin that treats worms and other parasites by paralyzing them so they can be expelled from your body.

You can use the pumpkin seed treatment ahead for human intestinal parasites like tapeworm and ropeworm and it may also help with worms in dogs.

First though, a look at the parasite problem and some of the most common symptoms of parasitic intestinal worms.

Human Intestinal Parasites

Parasites can enter your body through contaminated water or food (particularly meat like pork or uncooked fish), mosquito bites, intimate contact, and through the nose or mouth after touching an infected animal or contaminated surface. Continue Reading

Pumpkin Seed Benefits for Acne, Better Skin, Arthritis, Kidney Stone Prevention & More


Pepitas health benefitsRaw pumpkin seeds are a particularly healthy and beneficial food to include in your diet for acne reduction and better looking skin.

As well as improving your appearance, here’s how eating pumpkin seeds regularly can also help treat arthritis symptoms, prevent kidney stones, reduce LDL cholesterol levels and much more.

Pumpkin Seeds for Treating Acne and Better Skin

Pumpkin seeds are an excellent food for improving your skin tone and for treating acne problems. The primary nutritional elements in the seeds that benefit our skin include zinc, selenium, essential fatty acids and vitamin E.

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Pumpkin Seeds for Prostate Problems and Preventing Hair Loss


Benign prostatic hyperplasia pepitasRaw pumpkin seeds are a high protein and mineral rich food that have some specific benefits for hair loss prevention and protecting men against prostate problems.

Here’s just what makes pumpkin seeds so good for both preventing hair loss and improving your prostate health if you are a man.

BHP, Dihydrotestosterone and Pumpkin Seeds 

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Where to Buy Raw Pumpkin Seeds Online


Pepitas BuyThere are several factors to consider when looking at where to buy pumpkin seeds. Raw pumpkin seeds contain the most nutrition but where and how they are grown is also important.

Whether you are looking for organic pumpkin seeds, bulk raw pumpkin seeds, American grown or special Styrian seeds or even sprouted pumpkin seeds, this page has the best options I’ve found.

Why Raw Pumpkin Seeds are Better Than Roasted

While the pumpkin seeds you can pull out of your pumpkins at home and eat have hulls, the ones you buy online will most likely be from hull-less varieties like Lady Godiva or the much prized Styrian pumpkins.

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Raw Pumpkin Seeds Nutrition & Why They Are So Good For You


pepita nutritional informationHere is a detailed look at the high levels of nutrition in raw pumpkin seeds and just how much calories, fat, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals and other health nutrients they contain.

Calories in Pumpkin Seeds

Nutritional data shows pumpkin seeds have 125 calories per 1 ounce (28grams) and 285 calories per cup (64 grams) of pumpkin seeds.

Keep in mind with these figures that pumpkin seeds are very filling and you don’t need to eat a huge amount of them as they are bursting with nutrition.

Pumpkin Seeds Fat Content

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