Pumpkin seeds are known for their deworming properties. Rich in minerals, they have a beneficial action against inflammation and cystitis. They are precious allies, because they can give us a great nutritional contribution, being rich in properties that bring benefits to the organism. In fact, they are excellent as a mid-morning or afternoon snack.
The constant intake of hulled pumpkin seeds has a beneficial effect on the muscle tone of the bladder, helps prevent disorders related to the enlargement of the prostate and is generally useful for fight the diseases that affect the urinary tract, even female, such as inflammation and cystitis. These seeds have always been used as a natural remedy for worms as the effective deworming action of these seeds leads to the detachment of parasites from the walls intestinal facilitating their expulsion. Pumpkin seeds contain important elements useful for our well-being such as mineral salts: for example iron helps to fight energy drops, while zinc, ideal especially for pregnant women together folic acid-vitamin B9, another element contained in pumpkin seeds, is able to keep cholesterol levels under control. Dehulled pumpkin seeds are actually a very nutritious food nte and contain truly unique active ingredients. Rich in minerals such as magnesium, zinc and selenium, pumpkin seeds are also natural food supplements of phosphorus. They are composed of fats, carbohydrates and proteins. It is also high the content of vitamin E, but especially of cucurbitin, a precious amino acid with healing and deworming properties known since ancient times. Pumpkin sprouts are also rich in it, easy to grow at home. The peeled pumpkin seeds also have an anti-inflammatory action throughout the body, are able to reduce blood glucose, which is good news for those suffering from diabetes, and act both on the urinary system, against cystitis and the other inflammations, which on the prostate in men, against benign prostatic hypertrophy. There is no shortage of fibers, in aid for the well-being of the intestine, phytoestrogens, to combat menopause-related disorders, together with vitamins ( especially those of group B, K, E and C), tryptophan, which helps night rest, and unsaturated fatty acids such as linolenic acid and omega3, a panacea for heart health together with magnesium.