Food and Nutraceuticals
Cucurbita Pepo seeds and the oil obtained from them contain Omega 9, 3, vitamin A, B, E, K, flavonoids, cucurbitacin and Zinc.
It is a great ally to fight intestinal parasites. Its high zinc content has benefits such as the stimulation of adrenaline production and benefits for the prostate gland. It helps to treat arthritis due to its great lubricating power for joints and bones. In addition, it helps the proper functioning of the cardiovascular system.
It was originally known in Mesoamerica and spread throughout the world after the Spanish conquest. The main two pumpkin producers are China and India.