Pumpkin Seed Cucurbita pepo
Historically used as a powerful, reliable and safe way to destroy internal parasites. Sometimes called a "Male Tonic," Pumpkin Seeds are a natural way to revitalize the prostate gland, treat inflamed bladder and stimulate male hormone production.
Protein- and nutrient-rich Pumpkin Seeds contain four times the amount of beta-carotene than carrots!
Preliminary studies have shown that Pumpkin seeds may reduce hormonal damage to prostate cells, which can reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer. It is also used to treat an enlarged prostate. The seeds have also been used to treat urinary tract infections and to expel intestinal parasites and tapeworm. The Chinese use Pumpkin seeds as a remedy for depression, and the Pumpkin seed oil as a treatment for prostatitis (benign prostatic hypertrophy). Pumpkin seeds can also be helpful with the treatment of acne because the zinc content helps the liver release Vitamin A into the bloodstream which is necessary in reducing the outbreak of acne.