Pumpkin seed oil is a wonderful source of vital nutrients for skin health. Though pumpkin seed oil is widely known for benefits to prostate and urinary tract health, the oil of Curcubita Pepo has massive benefits for skin health.
Pumpkin seed oil comes from the seed of the pumpkin, though there are a variety of ways the oil is harvested. The best method to extract Pumpkin seed oil is cold-pressing it from seeds. Cold-pressing preserves the ingredient quality, potency and purity in a way that heat-treating cannot. It helps the oil absorb more easily into our skin too. We only use cold-pressed oils in our organic pumpkin seed oil.
How Does Pumpkin Seed Oil Help Skin?
Thankfully, pumpkin seeds are full of a vital nutrients for overall wellness. In particular, a few of the vitamins found in pumpkin seeds are good for skin.
Vitamin A - helps keep skin healthy.
Betacarotene - a precursor of vitamin A, helping keep skin healthy.
Vitamins B2 & B3 - help enzymes function in the body for processes like spreading oxygen through the body.
Potassium - helps regulate the hydration of cells.
Magnesium - A vital mineral many are deficient in.
Zinc- helps with the formation of new skin cells and the production of collagen.
Though often promoted for prostate health, the Omega 3, 6 & 9 found in pumpkin seed oil are vital fatty acids that help keep skin looking good.