Since it is a major source of vitamin E which is a powerful antioxidant, regular intake of pumpkin seed oil offers the following health benefits:
- slows down the process of atherosclerosis,
- prevents coronary thrombosis and apoplexy,
- alleviates rheumatoid arthritis,
- reduces cholesterol and triglyceride blood levels,
- prevents kidney failure.
Due to the high percentage of essential Omega-3 fatty acids, pumpkin seed oil protects the body from infections, strengthens the immune system, heart and blood vessels.
Use: to be consumed independently; 1-3 tablespoons daily, or as a salad dressing and addition for cooked vegetables. Recommended for vegetarian, vegan and macrobiotic diet.