Now Foods, Pumpkin Seed Oil, 1000 mg, 100 Softgels
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Good, but not as Good as Whole Pumpkin Seeds
3 people found the following review helpful
Posted by HawaiianViking on Jan 09, 2014
Pumpkin seeds, with their oil as one constituent ingredient, have long been used to improve prostate health; I've found that whole pumpkin seeds (sometimes known as pepitas) are possibly the best non-prescription treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) as well as being (somewhat less) effective for prostatitis. I purchased Now Foods, Pumpkin Seed Oil, hoping that the same benefits would be found in a softgel that come from a handful of whole pumpkin seeds; Well, the results are similar but not the same — a handful of whole pumpkin seeds is still more effective. With that said, when busy or travelling, Now Foods, Pumpkin Seed Oil is an acceptable stand-in for pumpkin seeds. One thing to note: In addition to benefiting the prostate, whole pumpkin seeds are used, particularly in Latin America, as a folk remedy for Intestinal parasites; I'm unaware whether simply consuming the oil will help to eliminate parasites, so for that purpose, it is probably advisable to use whole pumpkin seeds only.
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1 person found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer3317177 on Jul 06, 2010
this seed oil is really work for the weakness of body and a good health food
Can't say yet.
Posted by tigra69 on Sep 03, 2011
I haven't felt any real benefits yet, but it doesn't harm to take it.
fast shipping as usual
Posted by Reviewer1791564 on Jun 18, 2012
My husband has been taking this for more than two years, and he is still ordering for it. I guess it is good.
Seems to help with prostate and urinary problems.
Posted by JeffKorr on Nov 22, 2013