Big, round and orange - baked or boiled, sprinkled with sugar, warm and fragrant. And why not prepared as a more twisted cake or pumpkin? No matter how it is made, it is still delicious, and extremely useful for the human body.
Pumpkin contains a wide variety of mineral s alts, trace elements, vitamins, easily digestible sugars, plant enzymes, pectins and dyes.
Everyone knows that it is a classic remedy for stubborn constipation In this case, it is best to consume it roasted, and if it is boiled, then the water in which is boiled must be drunk. It is also useful for any other digestive disorders, facilitates urination, strengthens the contractile power of the heart muscle. The iron in pumpkin helps circulation.
Pumpkin is also used in the treatment of chronic kidney inflammations, cystitis, kidney stonesand in chronic liver inflammations.
For gastritis or colitis, freshly centrifuged raw pumpkin juice is used three times a day, one cup before meals.
Pumpkin is also useful in the fight against anemia, edema, the initial form of atherosclerosis, hypertension, high blood cholesterol, heart attack and osteoporosis.
Pumpkin poultice is also recommended for applying on some skin rashes.
Contains calcium, even in larger quantities than cheese and milk, which makes it useful and necessary for the bones of adolescents. Pumpkin also contains many vitamins, especially beta-carotene (provitamin A) - a fat-soluble antioxidant that is one of the main defenders against cancer. It also contains B vitamins that strengthen the nervous system. For insomnia, pumpkin decoction with honey is recommended before going to bed.
Pumpkin is a suitable food for diabetics, but they should consume it in moderation because glucose in it is more than fructose.
It is also suitable for people with overweight because it is low in calories (16 calories per 100 g), but it is as nutritious as potatoes and contains more carotene than carrots.
Pumpkin also finds a place in home cosmetics. Easy and quick masks can be made from it. For example, with grated fresh pumpkin. Make a face mask and leave it on for about 30 minutes (in case of dry skin, add a little olive oil).
This mask is useful for nourishing the skin.
Fortunately, pumpkin is popular in our lands and available in the market, so it is a wonderful idea to enjoy this nutritious and healing natural we alth in autumn.
If we learn to get the vitamins and minerals we need naturally, we will be he althy and beautiful longer.
Individually, pumpkins are perfect for fall decoration and a must-have for spooky Halloween lanterns.
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