Botanical name: Cucurbita Pepo Habitat: America, Europe
Plant parts used: Seed Oil Active ingredients and nutrients: vitamin E, magnesium, zinc, selenium, ac.linoleico, δ-7-sterols
Therapeutic properties: The oil extracted from pumpkin seeds is rich in LINOLEIC ACID, essential for our organism, as it is unable to synthesize it and therefore must be taken through food. It inhibits the enzyme 5-alpha reductase, which converts testosterone into dihydrotestosterone. If excess is the cause of alopecia and determines the enlargement of the prostate. It exerts a tonic action on the bladder and a relaxing action on the sphincter at the bladder neck. The "German Commission E" recognizes and advises this oil in the treatment of urinary disorders associated with benign prostatic hypertrophy and in cases of bladder irritation.
For prevention and control of: UROGENITAL DISORDERS