Pumpkin seed oil

Pumpkin seed oil(The Green gold)  has been popular for years ago. The health benefits of pumpkin seed oil have been recognized in Europe for hundreds of years. In fact, in 1773 an Austrian court ruled that this precious oil could only be used as a medicine and was too valuable to be used as a culinary delicacy.

 this oil is now gaining a reputation among chefs worldwide because of its highly nutritional benefits. the seeds contain vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C, D, E, and K, as well as many minerals including calcium and magnesium. The oil contains over 60% of unsaturated fatty acid and is rich in vegetable protein. Pumpkin seed oil contains omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids, The typical analysis of the fatty acids contained in pumpkin seed oil is as follows - palmitic, stearic, oleic, linoleic, linolenic, alpha linolenic, arachidic, eicos-11-enoic and erucic..

Recent medical research has announced the health benefits provided by using pumpkin seed oil. These benefits include regulating cholesterol levels and aiding in the prevention and treatment of bladder and prostate problems.

The oil also is good for Skin care, Pumpkin seed oil is a highly nourishing and lubricating oil, and is useful for all skin types. It is especially good if used to combat fine lines and superficial dryness and to prevent moisture loss because it is high in protein, zinc, as well as polyunsaturated fats

 

:For more information there are some links
 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pumpkin_seed_oil

www.naturalelixir.com/prostate.html

www.naturalelixir.com/prostate_abstracts.html

http://www.springerlink.com/content/wnu4jt3348262m53

www.healthy-oil-planet.com/pumpkin-seed-oil-and-prostate.html