PUMPKIN SEED OIL 1000mg - 100 softgels
- Source of essential fatty acids
- Rich source of phytosterols
What is Pumpkin Seed Oil?
Pumpkin Seed Oil by Now Foods is a food supplement based on pumpkin seed oil.
Which are the properties of Pumpkin Seed Oil?
Pumpkin seed oil is a nutritious oil rich in essential fatty acids and has a high content in phytosterols. Pumpkin seeds contain generous quantities of vitamins A, K, as well as folic acid, and vitamin B3. They also contain linoleic acid, omega-3 fatty acids, omega-6 fatty acids that provide very important benefits for health, such as a reduction in cholesterol, hypertension and inflammation.
Pumpkin seeds contain a substance, called cucurbitacin, which, thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties, prevents the enlargement of the prostate.
Pumpkin seeds also have large amounts of vitamin E, betacarotenes, selenium and zinc and therefore have a high antioxidant effect. Pumpkin seeds also boost prostate health and have diuretic properties. This is due to its content in cucurbitin, an essential amino acid that, according to some studies, also improves the bladder functioning.
They work as a powerful antidepressant, as they contain L-tryptophan which is a natural antidepressant compound.
They also favour the production of sleep hormones (serotonin), helping to resolve sleep and anxiety problems. They are recommended for people with osteoporosis, due to their zinc content which helps to delay deterioration of bone mineral density.
Who can benefit form taking Pumpkin Seed Oil?
- People looking for a food supplement rich in essential fatty acids and antioxidants.
- People who need natural support to solve sleep and anxiety problems.
|per servingDaily dose|
|Serving size: 2 softgels|
|Daily dose: 6 softgels|
|Servings per container: 50|
|Amount per serving||NRV*|
|Pumpkin seed oil (Curcubita pepo)||2g||++|
|NRVs (Nutrient Reference Values) established in Regulation (EU) 1169/2011 of 25 October 2011. †† NRVs are not established on this occasion.|