Even Maria-Theresia knew that pumpkin oil was not only healthy for eating but should also be used for medical purposes. So it is hardly surprising that seed oil plays a special role in nutrition and health care.
Free of animal fats and cholesterol and rich in vital fatty acids such as vitamin E, Styrian pumpkin oil has one of the highest levels of unsaturated fatty acids at 80%.
HIGH ANTIOXIDATIVE EFFECT
The contained phytosterols have a positive effect on the prostate and irritated blisters. The latest scientific studies of the University of Graz prove the extraordinarily high antioxidant effect of Styrian pumpkin seed oil. Antioxidants protect our cells from free radicals and oxygen stress. Free radicals are responsible for many health problems. They attack cells and can render them inoperative. The more cells of an organ are damaged in this way, the worse it is for the organ in question. Diseases are the result. The cell damage caused by free radicals can also lead to cell destruction (cancer).
Antioxidants can protect cells from free radicals.
Pumpkin seed oil should be included in any modern, health-conscious diet.
Vitamins and minerals are naturally contained in pumpkin seeds. The most important minerals contained include potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, iron, copper, manganese, selenium and zinc – and vitamins E, B1, B2, B6, C, A and D.