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Pumpkin Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
English Name
Botanical Name
Cucurbita Maxima, Cucurbita Pepo
Hindi Name
Pumpkin Cures
Most Effective
Highly Effective
Pica Syndrome
Action of Pumpkin
Most Effective
Highly Effective
Nutrients in Pumpkin
Combines With
Taste of
Parts Used
Flesh, Seeds
Side Effects, Risk Factors and Cautions of Pumpkin
It may cause Stomach Upset.
Pumpkin is a fruit of a plant.
It is annual.
It grows in a temperate climate.
It grows up to 90 Cm.
Best used for Digestive Disorders and Acne.

Materia Medica
Pumpkin seeds are good for an enlarged prostate.
They become more effective when combined with Saw Palmetto and Pygeum.
Grown In
Common Names

Materia Medica for Pumpkin

Single Herb

Pumpkin Seeds for Acne
Wash some Pumpkin seeds and dry. Grind them. Take one teaspoon powder and Rose water to make a thick paste. Apply on affected parts twice a day.
Pumpkin Seeds for Hormonal Imbalance
Chew 5-6 Pumpkin seeds a day .
Pumpkin Seeds ( Kaddu ke beej ) for Prostate Enlargement.
Eat one handful Pumpkin seeds after removing shells once a day.
OR : Crush one handful Pumpkin seeds. Boil in one glass of water. Strain. Drink once a day.
Pumpkin For Painful Ejaculation
Grind some Pumpkin seeds and take half tablespoon with Honey or Milk twice a day.
Pumpkin ( Kaddu ) for Cataract
Use juice of Pumpkin flower on the eyelids. Wash after 15 minutes.
Pumpkin ( Kaddu ) for High Cholesterol
Grind dried Pumpkin seeds to make fine powder. Have half tsp once a day with lukewarm water.
OR : Mash the pulp of raw Pumpkin. Add some water in it. Drink 1 cup of it in the morning.
Pumpkin ( Kaddu ) Seeds for Depression
Take 4 to 5 Pumpkin ( Kaddu ) Seeds. Chew twice a day. It relieves in depression.
Pumpkin ( Kaddu ) Seeds for Tapeworms
Grind dried Pumpkin ( Kaddu ) Seeds. Take one teaspoon with lukewarm milk before going to bed.
Pumpkin ( Kaddu ) for Sallow Skin
Take one tablespoon pulp of Pumpkin ( Kaddu ). Mash and add one teaspoon of Sugar and one teaspoon Honey. Mix. Apply it over face. After 5 minutes, Scrub for a while and let it dry. Rinse with lukewarm water. This formula takes out the dead skin and gives glow to your skin.
Pumpkin ( Kaddu ) Seeds as an Analgesic
Extract oil from Pumpkin ( Kaddu ) Seeds Or purchase from market. Mix one teaspoon oil in a glass of lukewarm milk. Drink at bed time.
Pumpkin ( Kaddu ) Seeds for Breast Pain
Boil 2 tablespoons of Pumpkin ( Kaddu ) Seeds. Add 4 tablespoons of Carrier oil in it. Heat until it remains half. Strain. Massage with lukewarm oil for 10 to 15 minutes.
Pumpkin ( Kaddu ) for Low Platelet Count
Take half a glass Pumpkin ( Kaddu ) juice. Add one teaspoon of Honey ( Shehad ). Drink twice a day.
Multiple Herbs

Herbal Combination for Heavy Metal Poisoning 2
Take 4 cloves of Garlic, hand full of Brazil Nut, 1/3 cup of Sunflower, 4 table spoons of Pumpkin seeds, 2 cups Coriander, 60 ml of Flax oil, 4 tablespoons of Lemon juice and 2 teaspoon Dulse powder. Mix them and grind. Add salt according to taste. Take one tablespoon daily for 15 days, every 6 months.
Herbal Combination for Sallow Skin 4
Take the following herbs :
Pumpkin : Kaddu : Pulp : Mashed : 1 tablespoon
Almond : Badam : Crushed : 2
Yogurt : Dahi : 1 tablespoon
Mix all ingredients. Add one teaspoon Honey ( Shehad ) to it. Now steam your face for 5 minutes to open the pores. Apply the prepared mixture and scrub. Rinse with lukewarm water after 20 minutes.
Herbal Combination for Breast Pain 2
Take the following herbs :
Pumpkin : Kaddu : Seeds : 1 teaspoon
Onion : Pyaz : Sliced : 5 gram
Azadirachta Indica : Neem : Leaves : 5
Put all ingredients in 20 ml of any carrier oil ( like: Mustard Oil, Coconut Oil etc. ). Heat until it reduces to one-forth. Use it to massage the affected area with finger tips.
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