Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo
Tamil Name: பூசணி விதை – Pūcaṇi vitaikaḷ
Malayalam Name: മത്തങ്ങ വിത്തുകൾ – mattaṅṅa vittukaḷ
Hindi Name: कद्दू के बीज – kaddoo ke beej
Telugu Name: గుమ్మడికాయ గింజలు – Gum’maḍikāya gin̄jalu
Pumpkin seeds are also called Pepitas. These organic seeds are flavorful, fresh, and crunchy.
Pepitas is a Spanish word that means “little seed of squash.” These organic pumpkin seeds are the most favorite ingredient in Mexican cuisine for long years. Artisanally roasted pumpkin seeds familiar as pepitoría, which is similar to a snack in Greece called Passatempo.
The nutty and crunchy flavor of this seed makes it a great additive to salads, cereals, and other baked dishes. It can be used to make pumpkin seed butter. It is believed that pumpkins are being cultivated 8000 to 10000 years ago, almost 4000 years before beans and corn.
Pumpkin seeds and pumpkin seed oil contain all the needed fatty acids, which include alpha-linolenic, omega-3, and omega-6. Other than these acids, it also has antioxidants and healthy fats.
Pumpkin seeds are a great source of magnesium and iron. Zinc and potassium are other nutrients it has. All these nutrients, including tryptophan, make this an organic food to have a good sleep at night.
These pumpkin seeds offer excellent health benefits, reduce blood pressure because of their zinc and magnesium contents.
The protein and fiber in the pumpkin seeds help weight loss. It gives you the feeling of fullness so that intaking high-calorie foods is prevented. The fiber content helps in quick digestion with a smooth movement of food.
Medicinal Values: Pumpkin seeds have Vitamin K, phosphorus, manganese, copper, zinc, magnesium, protein, and iron. They are rich in dietary fiber so these small seeds will keep you full for a long time.
Food Factors: Pumpkin seeds are best when eaten roasted, these can be added to raitas, smoothies, and salads. You can use it in your preferred granola bar to make it a delicious and refreshing snack.
Seeds Quality: We provide 100% organic pumpkin seeds that we exported from trusted Indian farmers. The product contains no artificial fillers or preservatives. We directly work with farmers and produce healthy items that are completely natural and organic.
Pumpkin seeds have antioxidants, magnesium, zinc, and fatty acids with which it may help to keep your heart healthy.
The oil extracted from Pumpkin seeds may reduce high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels which are two important risk factors for heart disease.
As Pumpkin seeds are rich in magnesium, it improves bone health and bone formation. Eating high magnesium regularly can offer a greater bone density and it also decreases the risk of osteoporosis in women after menopause.
Promotes Good Sleep
Those who have trouble sleeping have to eat some pumpkin seeds before bed. These seeds are a natural source of tryptophan which is an amino acid that can promote good sleep at night.
The zinc content in pumpkin seeds helps convert tryptophan to serotonin, which is then converted as melatonin which is the hormone that can regulate the sleep cycle.