How to Use Pumpkin As a Remedy
There are many good reasons to eat pumpkin: it strengthens the immune system and is recommended for pregnant women. It also reduces heart problems and cholesterol. Pumpkin contains many nutritional values and still suffers from poor public relations.
How is pumpkin used as a medicine?
Pumpkin seeds contain minerals and high nutritional values. 100 g pumpkin contains 30% protein and mainly the amino acids lysine, about 50% polyunsaturated fatty acids and a high amount of zinc, iron and B vitamins. Eating pumpkin seeds is recommended in situations of anemia, asthma, for lactating and pregnant women, and they are also good for strengthening the memory.
The high zinc content strengthens the immune system, hair and nails and recommended for treatment against worms. The high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids helps to balance the hormonal system, and is good for those suffering from heart problems and cholesterol.
Intestinal worms: crush pumpkin seeds, mix with honey and eat 3 tablespoons a day. The high zinc content kills the worms.
Stones and gallbladder inflammation: crush a heaped teaspoon of pumpkin seeds, mix with boldo tea or dandelion tea and drink 3 cups a day. You can find more information on how to treat kidney stones naturally here.
Strengthening the bladder muscles: eat 3 heaped teaspoons or more of pumpkin seeds a day. Pumpkin seeds have high value of 541 kilocalories for 100 grams.
Enlarged prostate: eat 3-6 tablespoons of pumpkin seeds a day. Pumpkin seeds contain a relatively high amount of zinc, which helps prevent the growth of the prostate gland.
Strengthening the immune system: eat 3-6 tablespoons of pumpkin seeds a day. The zinc strengthens the thymus gland and helps to produce lymphocytes. Find out more information on how to boost your immune system here.
Strengthening hair and nails: eat 3-6 tablespoons pumpkin seeds a day.
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