Pumpkin seed oil – There’s more to pumpkin than meets the eye
You may think of pumpkin as a festive autumnal decoration or the ingredient for the perfect pie, but pumpkin seed oil is a common cooking oil and supplement. Pumpkin seed oil is cold pressed from pumpkin seeds and boasts a rich flavour and vibrant red-orange colour. It has also been associated with a long list of benefits and can be a great addition to a healthy, well-rounded diet.
Health benefits of pumpkin seed oil:
May improve heart health –
Research shows that pumpkin seed oil can be beneficial to your health. One study in postmenopausal women, taking 3 grams of pumpkin seed oil daily led to significant improvements in blood vessel stiffness and function, which may help prevent high blood pressure .
May support urinary tract health –
Pumpkin seed oil can help improve prostate health. According to a study of 47 men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), taking 320 mg of pumpkin seed oil daily for 12 months reduced symptoms, improved quality of life, and increased urinary flow .
Can help enhance hair growth –
In one study, 76 men with hair loss took 400 mg of pumpkin seed oil or a placebo per day for 24 weeks. At the end of the study, those who took pumpkin seed oil reported reduced hair loss and had four times more hair growth than those in the control group .
Epigenetics Organic Pumpkin Seed Oil in a 250ml miron bottle is deliciously tasty, making it perfect to drizzle over salads etc.