Pumpkin juice should be used in moderation during sunny days because it increases the photosensitivity of the skin
Pumpkin is well known to gardeners because it gives charm and beauty to any garden. The delicious fruits of the pumpkin were especially appreciated by the first inhabitants, Indians, in the homeland of the pumpkin, the United States of America. The Indians, that is, the first inhabitants of America, considered the pumpkin a sacred plant that saves people from hunger and disease. Today we can say with certainty that they were right.
Pumpkin is rich in vitamins and minerals that help people correct their diet. Pumpkin is also a good ally against various diseases.
The pulp contains a lot of carotene, group B vitamins, vitamins E, C, a large amount of fiber and potassium, calcium, copper, phosphorus, iron, zinc, sulfur and magnesium.
Pumpkin juice has a mild diuretic and choleretic effect (promotes bile secretion). It is useful against gastritis. Reduces nausea during toxicosis of pregnant women.
It lowers cholesterol and raises the level of hemoglobin (practically regulating most parameters in the blood). It affects the normalization of heart function due to potassium and magnesium. Reduces swelling. It has a mild soothing effect. Normalizes sleep with regular use.
A small spoonful of olive (or sunflower oil) should be added to the pumpkin juice tea for better vitamin absorption.
The juice is drunk at most twice a day after meals.
During sunny days, you should not overdo it with pumpkin juice because it increases the photosensitivity of the skin.
Syrup for treating kidneys, liver and reducing spasms – take a pumpkin up to 1.5 kg in weight. Cut off the top. Remove all the seeds and fibrous part with a spoon. Spread a thick layer of honey on the inside. Place the cover you cut out. Keep the pumpkin in a warm place. Take one small spoonful of syrup every 2 hours.
Pumpkin seeds help preserve energy and potency in men. Pumpkin seeds also cleanse the body of parasites.