Cucurbita pepo - is an annual plant of the gourd family, which is spread all over the world, except the Far North.Pumpkin is a heat-loving plants, photophilous and drought-resistant, with large leaves.Before you plant pumpkin seeds should be soaked in a wet cloth for a few days.Usually planted in early May under the film, and a month later the greenhouse film can be already removed.It blooms from June until autumn.The fruits ripen in August.Homeland pumpkins - this is America.Exactly Columbus we owe the fact that we have started to grow pumpkins.And in America, the pumpkin has grown 3,000 years ago, and in Russia it began to grow 150 years ago.
What are the nutrients found in pumpkin?Gourd fruits contain starch, carotene, dietary fiber, vitamin B, B2, B6, C, PP, ash, salts of iron, potassium, calcium, magnesium, chlorine, fluorine, sulfur, phosphorus, pectin, sugar, salicylic acid,protein phytin, essential oil.Pumpkin is 92% water.Through thick skinned vitamins are stored for a long time.So what are th
Pumpkin restores activity of the liver.The recipe is as follows: take 300 g of treated seeds, crush and mix with 50 ml of water, thoroughly move, add honey or jam '50 drink fasting for one hour.After a couple of hours to drink a laxative, and after another half an hour put an enema.Raw young squash is recommended to eat with bread.Fibers that contain a pumpkin stimulate the intestines and does not irritate it.Pumpkin sucks all harmful substance and thus remove them from the body.When insomnia need to drink half a glass of pumpkin juice with honey before going to bed.Pumpkin seeds are used in the treatment of prostatitis, it needs to eat 50 - 60 pumpkin seeds.They do not have a toxic effect on the human body, so it is recommended to use both children and the elderly, pregnant women and nursing mothers.Just perfect pumpkin helps with vomiting, and toxemia of pregnancy.It can be eaten without restriction, because, once again, that the pumpkin does not assume a drop harm.Broth of pumpkin helps with chest pain and coughing, a sore throat.Pumpkin can get oil by cold pressing.The oil is used in official medicine and cosmetology.Pumpkin is widely used in cooking, and dishes made with pumpkin, not only delicious, but also useful.
Pumpkin juice inhibits the development of cancer tumors.To do this, you need to drink 2 cups of juice a day, and the pulp is applied to tumors.In cancer are advised every day to eat at 4 flower with pollen at a time during flowering pumpkin.In order to get rid of age spots should be rubbed raw seeds with water, and the resulting milk mixed with honey, apply on face and keep for half an hour.Continue to do this until the mask until after spots.In order to get rid of the swelling need 20 cuttings pumpkin pour 0.5 liters of water and simmer on low heat for 5-10 minutes, then let stand for an hour and filtered.Drink half a cup 3 times a day before meals.Or is there a simpler recipe: pumpkin pulp has a 2 times a day.
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