Pumpkin seed oil contains vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C, E, is very rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids (Omega 3, 6 and 9,) Zinc and has a very low level of saturated fats. It also contains ions, fluorine, iodine, potassium, calcium, copper, magnesium, sodium, phosphorus, and selenium.
Cold pressed pumpkin seed oil is is a natural extra virgin oil produced from raw pumpkin seeds. Its use in cooking helps to maintain a balanced and healthy diet.
The technology we use (cold pressing) helps to maintain the natural flavor of the seeds, and retain all the nutrients, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals of the seed.
How to recognise it
This oil is very rich in nutrients, has a pleasant taste of pumpkin seed, an intense aroma and a particular density.
Cold pressed pumpkin seed oil is ideal for protecting the prostate mainly because it contains of zinc, an essential trace element in the gland prostate.
It also helps the elimination of intestinal parasites in the blood circulation, and maintains cholesterol and stimulate kidney function.
Enhances fertility because of its high content in vitamin E and other substances.
It is rich in fatty acids and has anti-inflammatory healing benefits.Its health benefits are known since 1773
Pumpkin seed oil is ideal for salads, sauces and stews. You can use it as a dressing to make your salads more healthy, tasty and full of flavor. Pumpkin seed oil can be used in conjunction with olive oil and/or honey in salads such as arugula, lettuce, tomato (with or without balsamic) or even the Greek salad, feta cheese and plain bread. Its particular flavor can offer to your stews and soups (fits well in peas and chickpeas) a more warm and gourmet touch. You can even add pumpkin seed oil in homemade sauces for pasta, risottos and meat meals.
Just remember to add pumpkin seed oil at the end of cooking to keep 100% of the nutrients and make your dishes not only tastier but also lot healthier. It can be used in many other recipes like for example the popcorn, eggs and as a butter for boiled corn.
Its taste is described by experts as a taste “ fine and strangely familiar “. Pumpkin seed oil is unique, and as you get used to its taste the more you’ll love it.
Healthy Advice: Add raw το pumpkin seed oil in your daily salad or eat 2 teaspoons morning and evening.