Pumpkin Seed Oil
Pumpkin seed oil, sometimes known as pepita oil, is used for a number of conditions and issues.
Most prominently, it has been linked to helping with hair growth, lowering cholesterol, and relieving the symptoms of the menopause. Along with palmetto oil, pumpkin seed oil has also been show to help with prostate hypertrophy (BPH).
We offer pumpkin seed oil capsules and pumpkin seed oil in liquid form to make make it easy to get your regular dose.
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All you need to know about Pumpkin Seed Oil
What are the benefits of pumpkin seed oil?
Otherwise known as pepita 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. 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 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.