The Top 10 Health Benefits Of Pumpkin

Scroll through for the ways pumpkin oil and seeds benefit your body.

Pumpkin in fall may be the only thing that’s as popular as Taylor Swift, the Kardashians or Beyoncé all-year-round. That means, come September/October, its parts are used for as many things as possible from carved jack-o-lanterns to on-the-go snacks. Pumpkin seeds and pumpkin seed oil both have notable health and skincare benefits. To continue our mission to find what fosters beauty from the inside out, we decided to explore ten of them…

Pumpkin seeds (aka pepitas) are most beneficial when used in the raw (green) form.  Do not roast them for more than 20 minutes or you risk losing some of the important nutrients contained below. When choosing a pumpkin seed oil, make sure that it is 100% cold-pressed and organic to ensure that it is not mixed with other unhealthy oils. Peruse above for the ten health benefits to pumpkin…

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