Nature Power : Pumpkin

Pumpkin is not just for decorating in hallowen but also for our health and body.

Pumpkin is a food rich in vitamin A and C, minerals, and carbohydrates. There’s species often known squash, Cucurbita maxima Duchenes ie, Cucurbita ficifolia Bouche, Cucurbita mixta, Cucurbita moschata Duchenes, Philip L. and Cucurbita Cucurbita species are fifth in Indonesia called pumpkin (waluh) because it’s characteristics very identical. Based on research conducted by the Nutrition and health specialists, pumpkins have immense benefits for health to cure various diseases and also for beauty.

Elements of vitamins contained in a pumpkin:

In 100 grams of pumpkin contains 34 calories.

  • Fat 0.8 milligram
  • 45 milligrams of calcium.
  • 0.8 Mineral.
  • Fiber.
  • Vitamin C.
  • Vitamin A.

Chemical constituents present in plants of a pumpkin:

Saponin

  • Circulation of blood throughout the body and prevent blockage of blood vessels.
  • Reduce the cholesterol content and reducing the buildup of fat in the blood vessel wall.
  • Reduce levels of risk of coronary heart disease.
  • Contain anti-inflammatory (anti-inflammatory).
  • Function as antioxidants.
  • Help reduce the pain if there is bleeding or swelling.

Tannins

  • A source of anti-bacterial and anti-virus.
  • Boost the immune technique.
  • Increase vitality.
  • Reduces blood sugar levels.
  • Reduces blood clotting.

Flavanoid

As a binding protein and as a protective protein from rumen microbial degradation.

For the health and beauty benefits  of pumpkins:

  1. Hypertension.
  2. Arterostklerosis / narrowing pemculuh virgin.
  3. Coronary heart.
  4. Diabetes mellitus / diabetes.
  5. Reduce the heat.
  6. cure constipation
  7. Prevent the development of cancer cells.
  8. For kids who suffer from intestinal worms, ten grams of fresh roasted pumpkin seeds and then crushed in to powder, brewed with hot / warm, then dsaring and drink well before bedtime.
  9. Gatah of skin that fresh pumpkin can be used as a face mask (facial skin tightening, acne, and soften the skin). Spread pumpkin sap in the face, let sit twenty minutes, wash with warm water.
  10. For young females or mothers who require to lose excessive weight, consumption of boiled pumpkins as a breakfast menu or dinner menu. Apply for a week, feel the results.

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6 Responses to “Nature Power : Pumpkin”
  1. pruelpo Says...

    On March 24, 2012 at 3:36 am

    it is one of my favorite veg foods. thanks dude. good article.


  2. sofyan077 Says...

    On March 24, 2012 at 8:17 am

    @pruelpo You’re welcome :) Now u can eat you food and get the benefit :)


  3. sofyan077 Says...

    On March 24, 2012 at 8:18 am

    @pruelpo You\’re welcome :) Now u can eat you food and get the benefit :)


  4. Kharla Jolly Says...

    On March 24, 2012 at 11:30 am

    I love pumpkin pie! Nicely shared, thankyou.


  5. lauralu Says...

    On March 24, 2012 at 1:26 pm

    very good i love pumpkin


  6. sofyan077 Says...

    On March 24, 2012 at 8:25 pm

    @Kharla Jolly Wow pumpkin pie,, That’s sound delicious. :)

    @Lauralu You’re welcome

    Both of you must be healthy because love fruits :)


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