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

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load

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Zucchini Cures


Action of Zucchini

Nutrients in Zucchini

Parts Used

Seeds, Fruit

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Zucchini

Do not consume if allergic.
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Zucchini is a type of Squash.
It grows on a vine.
It belongs to Cucurbita Pepo species.
It grows in a temperate climate.


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Materia Medica for Zucchini

Zucchini General

Zucchini is highly useful in reducing the elevated Cholesterol levels of the body. It contains a high amount of Vitamin A or Retinol and Vitamin C to stop the oxidation of cholesterol in the blood vessel. Thus, it prevents from the risk of causing Atherosclerosis.
It effectively helps to cure Obesity, as it contains low calories and high fiber nutrients which reduce overweight.
It is high in magnesium content that helps in reducing the risk of getting Heart Attack.
The presence of folic acid and homocysteine present in the blood avoids Blood Clots formation.
It promotes the production of insulin to lower Blood Sugar and manage Diabetes.
It induces the growth of Eye cells to gain better vision and improves Weak Eyesight.
It lessens the swelling under the lower lids of the Eyes and treats Puffy eyes.
It controls the Blood Pressure level and controls High Blood Pressure. It contains phytonutrients to lessen the symptoms of Prostate Enlargement.
It decreases the swelling of joints thus helpful in treating Gout and symptoms associated with it.
It prevents from Asthma, Osteoarthritis, and Rheumatoid arthritis. Zucchini is loaded with high water content to avoid Dry Skin and keeps your skin hydrated. It nourishes the skin and provides a glowing texture to the skin.
It inhibits the formation of free radicals in the skin that causes Aging.
It provides strength to the scalp and promotes hair growth.
Single Herb

Zucchini for High Blood Pressure

Consume one cup of thinly sliced Zucchini daily.

Zucchini for Colon Cancer

Zucchini peel is a good source of dietary fiber. Have 100 grams of fresh raw unpeeled Zucchini daily.

Zucchini for Weak Eyesight

Zucchini is a good source of Lutein and Zeaxanthin, a source of vitamin A. It promotes healthy eyesight. Consume one cup of thinly sliced Zucchini daily.

Zucchini for High Cholesterol

Include one cup of thinly sliced Zucchini in your daily diet.

Zucchini for Puffy Eyes

Cut two thinly sliced Zucchini and put it over your eyelids for 20 minutes. Repeat the process 2 to 3 times a day.

Zucchini for Dry Skin

Zucchini contains high water content. It helps in hydrating your skin and provides you a healthy skin.
Include one cup of thinly sliced Zucchini in your daily diet either in raw or cooked form.
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26 Nov 2020
Under ZUCCHINI GENERAL, it says that Homocysteine prevents Blood Clots?. I thought Homocysteine is one of the causes of Blood Clots and other heart issues?.
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