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For urinary troubles【Pumpkin seed oil】Effects and precautions

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  1. 1.What is Pumpkin seed oil
  2. 2.Effects of Pumpkin seed oil
  3. 3.How to use Pumpkin seed oil
  4. 4.Notes of Pumpkin seed oil

1. What is Pumpkin seed oil

The oil made from Halloween pumpkin seed. It takes about 35 pumpkins to make 1 liter of oil.

Rich in vitamins and phytochemicals, it is expected to improve urinary problems, prostate enlargement, allergies, etc. In Europe, it is also used as a raw material for urological medicines.

Pumpkin seed oil fatty acid
Main fatty acids Linoleic acid
Cooking Heating for a short time is OK (Light stir fry), ※Raw is recommended
Storage method Refrigerate
Taste / Aroma / Texture Thick but light, fragrant, bitter and natural sweetness
Fat-soluble vitamins Vitamin A, Vitamin E, γ-Tocopherol, Vitamin K
Phytochemicals Rosmarinic acid, β-carotene

2. Effects of Pumpkin seed oil

To improve urinary troubles!

γ-Tocopherol of vitamin E and lignans of phytochemicals, which are abundantly contained, work to improve urinary troubles such as urinary incontinence and frequent urination.

Support prostate function!

When the prostate enlarges, it puts pressure on the urethra and causes symptoms such as frequent urination and incomplete urination.
The mineral zinc is a very important component for maintaining reproductive function. So it's going to be a recommended oil regardless of men and women!

Zinc is also an important ingredient for maintain your sense of taste!

Anti-allergic action!

The phytochemicals rosmarinic acid and lignan are expected to have anti-allergic effects.

For reduction and prevention of stretch marks!

The phytochemicals β-carotene and vitamin E prevent cell oxidation and skin aging, supporting skin regeneration!

3. How to use Pumpkin seed oil

・The best recommendation is to eat it raw.

Pumpkin seed oil is dark green and fragrant, so it is recommended not to heat it, but to eat it with warm vegetables or soup!
It also has a slightly sweet flavor, so it goes well with vanilla ice cream or milk pudding ^ ^

・For light stir fry

The oil has a rich flavor and is recommended to be eaten raw, but it's okay to heat it a little!
Put oil on the finish of the dish and try frying it quickly ^ ^

・For body massage

[Effects of pumpkin seed oil] as I mentioned, pumpkin seed oil, which is a skin-beautifying oil, helps prevent and reduce stretch marks.
However, it may cause oil burns, so you need to be a little careful, such as avoiding using it on areas that are exposed to the sun, mixing it with oils that are difficult to oxidize, and using it only at night.

4. Notes of Pumpkin seed oil

The first is to pay attention to quality.
Specifically, ingredients (organic or not), cold-pressed, in a shading bottle etc!
This can be said for any oil, but be especially careful with oils that are easy to oxidize!

Second, don't use it for skin care during the day.
As mentioned above, pumpkin seed oil will oxidize and burn when exposed to the sun. If you leave oxidized oil on your skin, it will cause rough skin, so when using pumpkin seed oil for skin care, use it after taking a bath at night or on areas that are not exposed to the sun directly.

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