1. Pumpkin Seeds and Their Benefits for Men

Men need pumpkin seeds as they are full of magnesium content which is good for male reproductive system. These seeds also contain zinc, phosphorus, potassium and manganese contents which help in maintaining healthy heart, liver and prostate gland.

   2. Heart Benefits

Pumpkin seed oil helps to prevent cardiovascular diseases like atherosclerosis, congestive heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias (irregular heart beat). Regular intake of this oil helps to reduce elevated blood pressure levels and lowers cholesterol level in blood. Thus it prevents cardiovascular disease and strokes.

   3-4: Liver Protection and Prostate Gland Health

Pumpkin seeds have been found effective against gallstones due to presence of cucurbitacins in it which helps in emulsifying bile salts. It also improves the health of liver and prostate gland due to presence of antioxidant vitamin E which prevents free radical damage in these organs.

   5: Anti-inflammatory Properties

Pumpkin seeds have anti-inflammatory properties as they contain omega 3 fatty acids, omega 6 fatty acid arachadonic acid and phytosterols compounds. Arachadonic acid is a compound which is useful for treating inflammatory disorders like rheumatoid arthritis, asthma inflammation etc. Phytosterol content stimulates immune system and reduces inflammation process in joints by inhibiting the activity of enzymes that causes pain and swelling in muscles.

   6: Diabetes Management

Pumpkin seeds can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes in adults. It contains a compound called cucurbitacin B which has insulin-like effects in liver, fat and muscle cells. Thus it reduces the blood sugar levels and improves glucose tolerance.

   7: Improves Prostate Health

Pumpkin seed oil is used for treating prostate enlargement problem due to presence of phytosterol content in it. In this condition, these seeds are either taken orally or applied topically on skin or combined with other herbs for better results.

   8-9: Protection from Anemia & Diarrhea

Pumpkin seeds contain iron, zinc and vitamin K contents which help to prevent anemia symptoms like tiredness, weakness etc and help in improving iron supply to blood and muscles. It can also protect against diarrhea in children caused due to rotavirus infection.

   10: Anti-Tumor Properties

Pumpkin seeds contain cucurbitacins B, E and other ingredients which have anti-tumor properties. They are useful for preventing lung cancer, skin cancer, breast cancer etc by killing cancerous cells. It can also be combined with aloe vera products for better results in treating cancers.

   11: Cures Digestive Problems

Pumpkin seeds can cure digestive problems like constipation when taken along with water before breakfast daily for at least three months. These seeds contain dietary fiber which helps in easy movement of bowels and reduces constipation problems.

   12: Treatment of anemia and diabetes

Pumpkin seeds are used for treating anemia as they contain iron, magnesium and vitamins B1, B2, C. It also helps in lowering the blood pressure levels due to its potassium content. Zinc content is helpful to diabetic patients as it regulates glucose level in body. Thus it reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes problem.

   13: Aphrodisiac Properties

Pumpkin seeds have aphrodisiac properties due to containing amino acid tryptophan which increase the levels of serotonin hormone which relieves stress and induce sleep. These help men who suffer from problems like erectile dysfunction disorder or difficult to maintain erection by increasing testosterone production in body thus enhancing

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