Pumpkin seed oil
Pumpkin grown humanity for many centuries
. This vegetable is endowed with special taste and unique healing properties
. In Russia pumpkin was first brought in the 16th century, since then it has become one of the main components of traditional and different dishes of Russian cuisine
. Later, the pulp of this vegetable has been recognized as one of the best products for children and preventive nutrition
. The beneficial properties of pumpkin seeds contain about 40% of the valuable oil, known in the Middle Ages
. In Austria, the first hand-produced oil from pumpkin seeds
. In the same country, a decree was issued that the oil should be used only as a medicine
. Sell while it can be only in pharmacies
. Because of its unique composition and a variety of useful properties of pumpkin seed oil in the Middle Ages it was called the green gold (black)
. The cost of two hundred grams of oil was equal to the value of the gold rings
. Now oil from pumpkin seeds is also quite expensive, since the production of this product due to the use of a very labor-intensive technologies
. Special technology of oil pumpkin can save a large amount of mineral for the human body components
The composition of the pumpkin oil
Oil seeds of pumpkin contains large amounts of easily digestible protein, vitamins E, A, B1, B2, B6, B3, B9, T, C, P, K, as well as micro and macro (50) and are valuable to human health, biologically active components, such as chlorophyll, phospholipids, phytosterols and flavonoids. Particularly there are many zinc, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, iron and selenium. Part of the oil complex comprises polyunsaturated fatty acids necessary for human body linolenic and linoleic acid.
Useful properties of pumpkin oil
The healing properties of pumpkin oil unique. The benefits of pumpkin oil is a beneficial effect on the digestive, cardiovascular, muscular, nervous and endocrine systems. This valuable product cleanses the body from toxins, toxins, carcinogens.
An important benefit of pumpkin oil is to strengthen the immune system and maintaining normal hormonal balance. Anti-inflammatory, anticancer, and wound-healing properties of pumpkin oil explains the chlorophyll content and a large amount of vitamin F and A.
Its constituent components play an important role in protein, fat, carbohydrate metabolism and synthesis of digestive enzymes and insulin, the process of hematopoiesis. Vitamin E in the composition of the product improves the function of blood vessels and the heart. Some of its components reduce the concentration of bad cholesterol in the blood and help maintain blood pressure at a constant level, ensuring a smooth and rhythmic work of the heart muscle. In this regard, the notable advantage pumpkin oil can bring in the treatment and prevention of hypertension, arteriosclerosis, arrhythmia, coronary heart disease and anemia.
The benefits of pumpkin oil for the skin due to its high content of phytosterols - a naturally occurring hormone. Phospholipids oil ensure the correct functioning of the gallbladder and liver, restoring its structure and protect against the formation of fatty deposits. Therefore it is useful to use the oil regularly when gallstones, fatty liver disease, viral hepatitis, cholecystitis, holetsistoholangit and biliary dyskinesia. The use of pumpkin oil is also shown with a stomach ulcer, enterocolitis, gastro, colitis. It has a mild laxative effect and is used successfully in the treatment of flatulence and constipation.
The successful use of pumpkin seed oil finds in the treatment of helminthiasis. Especially effective this herbal product in the fight against tape worms.
Pumpkin seed oil has sedative properties and is very effective for insomnia, nervous system diseases, neurological disorders, headaches.
Pumpkin seed oil, as are seeds, have been successfully used in folk medicine for the treatment of diseases of the urinary and male and female reproductive systems. The product has a beneficial effect on the function of the prostate gland, it normalizes spermatogenesis and enhances erectile function. Such properties are explained by the widespread use in the treatment of pumpkin oil adenoma, prostatitis, prostate cancer, and diseases of the bladder, kidney, and urethra.
No less extensive use of pumpkin seed oil finds in the treatment of various gynecological diseases - obesity, cervical erosion, endocervicitis, ovarian and breast diseases. The product facilitates the painful conditions that accompany menopause and premenstrual periods and normalizes the ovarian cycle.
Therefore, pumpkin seed oil is useful in treatment of male and female infertility.
Anti-allergic and antibacterial properties of the oil make it very useful in skin diseases and various traumatic injuries of the skin. However, it can not be used for oily skin. Harm pumpkin oil for very oily skin is that it clogs the pores. This can lead to the formation of pimples, pustules.
How to use pumpkin oil
For the treatment of many diseases should take one teaspoon of oil three times a day about an hour before eating or two hours after a meal. Wash down with water, the product can not be. Duration of treatment may vary from two weeks to a month.
Harm pumpkin oil
In addition there is the benefit and harm of pumpkin oil, which can manifest non-compliance with prescribed dosages during its use.
Damage pumpkin seed oil can do for patients with diabetes or if you are hypersensitive vegetable oil.
If cholelithiasis product should be used with caution, because it can trigger the movement of the stones in the gallbladder.