Pumpkin Seeds As Alternative Medicine
Pumpkin seeds, pepitas have been used as an alternative medicine for centuries by the Native American cultures. They are best known for the elimination of intestinal worms in humans. Scientific investigation has shown them to be effective in treating a wide range of ailments.
- Pumpkin seeds are used for the prevention of prostate cancer.
- They are a diuretic used to treat bladder irritation, kidney stones and urination problems.
- These seeds alleviate travel sickness, nausea and motion sickness.
- Pumpkin seeds with husks help nursing women to produce more milk.
Pumpkin seeds are safe with zero side effects. Pregnant women, children, those with liver problems or with other debilitating illnesses can take pumpkin seeds without risk. I love these seeds and eat them at least once a week. The best part is that these tasty pumpkin seeds are also a great alternative medicine.