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Date and time: Sat, 15 Jan 2022 15:49:55 GMT

Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine: “Pumpkin Seed Oil Extracted from Cucurbita Maxima Improves Urinary Disorder in Human Overactive Bladder.”

Pumpkin seed oil can improve heart health by lowering cholesterol and reducing high blood pressure, both of which are risk factors for heart disease. This may occur because pumpkin seed oil is a healthier alternative to saturated and trans fats.

Because pumpkin seed oil has such potent ingredients, you should consult with your doctor before taking it or any other supplement. Consider the following risks before consuming pumpkin seed oil:

Food Research International: “Antioxidant and lipoxygenase inhibitory activities of pumpkin seed extracts.”

Potential Risks of Pumpkin Seed Oil

Topical pumpkin seed oil has also safely and non-invasively treated chronic nonbacterial prostatitis, a bacterial infection common in older men.

In a 12-week study, pumpkin seed oil extract significantly reduced symptoms of overactive bladder. It may also aid the treatment of urinary disorders.

Pumpkin seed oil spoils easily if not stored properly. Keep pumpkin seed oil in a cool place and out of direct sunlight to extend its shelf life.

Potential Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seed Oil

Research has found a number of potential health benefits to consuming pumpkin seed oil:

Lipids in Health and Disease: “Oil from pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo L.) seeds: evaluation of its functional properties on wound healing in rats.”

It's it seeds

Billions of seeds are stored in vaults at Kew's Millennium Seed Bank.

Why do we have seed banks?

More than 1,000 seed banks exist around the world, varying in type, size and focus. The largest in the world is the Millennium Seed Bank in Sussex, managed and coordinated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. It opened in 2000 and holds seeds from almost 40,000 species around the world, including nearly all the UK’s native trees and plants.

Millennium Seed Bank in figures

Experts and volunteers all over the world are out in the field carefully collecting seeds for the banks. Rigorous criteria make sure the best seeds are collected and stored. As well as Kew, many other botanic gardens also have seed banks. It’s common practice for each bank to send out a proportion of its valuable seeds to another bank as additional insurance.