Benefits and Usage of Pumpkin Seed Oil
Jun 06, 2017 - Zubaida -
Pumpkin seed oil is known for its many health benefits and it is carrier oil which can be used as it own for application or to dilute the essential oils. This oil is rich in Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Omega 3, Omega 6, Fatty Acids, Antioxidants and Zinc. Its benefits equally includes skin nourishing and treatment apart from preventing hair loss, treating diabetics, arthritis, digestion issues, bladder issues, fighting anxiety and many more . For skin it is famous among natural skin specialists as revitalizing oil as it is rich in moisture, which keeps the skin youthful and wrinkle free for long.
For skin this oil have multiple properties which can help in different issues. The fatty acids helps with dry, irritated skin and can treat acne, eczema and psoriasis. Vitamin E being strong antioxidant protects your skin from damage and reduce aging signs. As this oil absorbed quickly and sink deeply in skin it retain the moisture in dry skin and balance it in oily skin. This feature makes it perfect for Oil cleansing method.
Omega 6 fatty acid is crucial for growth, brain function, stimulate hair and skin growth, regulate metabolism and maintain bone health. Phytosterols in pumpkin seed oil can help lower blood cholesterol and can also have blood pressure lowering effect so if you are on hypertension medication consult your doctor to avoid complications. Vitamin K can help promote strong bones and Zinc is source for clear, blemish free skin. Apart from so many benefits the smell is not very good, this oil have strong burned nutty smell which however after some times does fade.
Benefits of Pumpkin Seed OilFor skin and hair
- Retain moisture in dry skin and balance in oily skin
- Treat acne, eczema and psoriasis
- Sooth sensitive, irritating skin
- For reducing aging signs
- For hair loss in male
- For healthy hairs
- To treat arthritis
- To treat diabetics
- Solve digestion and bladder issues
- Maintain bone health
- Can help lower blood cholesterol
Uses of Pumpkin Seed OilFor skin
- Apply as moisturizer
- Use in Oil cleansing method
- Use in DIY face serums and masks
- Use in salad dressing for internal health and wellness