There are several types of pumpkin. It acts as a great diuretic, so the pumpkin juice is recommended for treating bladder and kidney issues, such as cystitis, kidney stones and chronic pyelonephritis.

The consumption of pumpkin can help in the treatment of heart diseases, too. In cases of hypertension and swelling, it is recommended to consume 200 grams of pumpkin on a daily basis. Pumpkin ingredients help relieve depression and stress and promote sleep quality.

Pectin, cellulose and other dietary fiber, which are found in pumpkin, are crucial for food digestion and body detoxification. Pumpkin can help in the treatment of intestine infections, intestinal parasites and constipation.

It is recommended that people, who are suffering from gastritis, stomach ulcers and stomach acid, consume cooked pumpkin.

The raw pumpkin stimulates yolk secretion and colon peristalsis, which makes it beneficial for treating constipation. It is recommended that people, who are suffering from liver failure, eat raw pumpkin.

Pumpkin seeds

Consuming pumpkin seeds is important, especially for men, as seeds can prevent prostate enlargement. The regular consumption of pumpkin can reduce the risk of developing cancer, cataracts and stroke. In addition, pumpkin seed oil can is beneficial for improving the well-being of the body, regulating the levels of blood glucose and controlling blood pressure.

Fertility recipe

Mix 2 teaspoons of fresh, unsalted pumpkin seeds, 2 teaspoons of unsalted sunflower seeds, 2 teaspoons of flax seed, 2 teaspoons of sesame seeds and 100 grams of cinnamon sticks. Blend the ingredients and grind the mixture in a coffee grinder. Pour the mixture in jar and store it at a dry and cool place. In a cup of yogurt, add 2 teaspoons of the mixture and consume it once a day between meals.

Note: Pumpkin puree can be used as a facial mask. The ingredients in the pumpkin are beneficial for cleansing the skin, i.e. reducing wrinkles. The pumpkin facial mask is ideal for skin prone to acne. For this reason, the pumpkin is used in most skin creams for problematic skin. Pumpkin reduces and relieves the symptoms of psoriasis, too. Compresses of fresh, grated pumpkin can be used to treat burns.