Pumpkin Seed Oil
FAQs About Pumpkin Seed Oil
Here, we explore some of the common queries about pumpkin seed oil.
WHAT ARE THE BEST PUMPKIN SEED OIL CAPSULES?
We only stock the best pumpkin seed oil capsules and liquids. Choose from:
- HealthAid Pumpkin Seed Oil 1000mg Capsules 60
- Life Extension Pumpkin Seed Extract Water-Soluble Vegicaps 60
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF PUMPKIN SEED OIL?
Pumpkin seed oil is extracted from the seeds of pumpkins. It can be used as a cooking oil, but also has many health benefits if taken as a supplement – either in liquid form or as pumpkin seed oil capsules.
It has been suggested that pumpkin seed oil can actually reverse hair loss and prevent hair thinning. It can also be used to treat symptoms of the menopause, treat an overactive bladder, and improve prostate and heart health. Pumpkin seed oil used in studies has been proven to lower cholesterol in men, and can reduce hot flushes and other menopausal symptoms in women.
CAN PUMPKIN SEED OIL REGROW HAIR?
Yes – pumpkin seed oil has been used in many studies linked to hair growth. It has been suggested that in men, if 400mg of pumpkin seed oil supplements are taken every day for 24 weeks, they will experience up to 40% of an increase in hair growth.
IS PUMPKIN SEED OIL GOOD FOR YOUR SKIN?
Pumpkin seed oil is cold pressed, and provides many benefits for overall health and skin, including omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, Vitamin E, Vitamin C, sterols, zinc, magnesium and potassium. It is also a common ingredient in many skincare products, such as creams, facial oils and lotions. Research suggests that pumpkin seed oil promotes healthy skin growth and repair, and the production of collagen, which helps skin to keep its firmness and elasticity. As it is high in Vitamins C and E, pumpkin seed oil is great at reducing free radicals, protecting the skin from environmental damage.
CAN PUMPKIN SEED OIL HELP WITH URINATION PROBLEMS?
Pumpkin seed oil supplements are a popular treatment for problems with urination. The fatty acids found in pumpkin seeds can stimulate urination and help to relieve benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), without affecting the prostate. Both pumpkin seed oil capsules and liquids are suitable for getting the necessary daily dose.