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Pumpkin essence

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Pumpkin essence Introduction

Pumpkin is an annual vine herb. Its stems often take root at the nodes. Its petiole is strong, its leaves are wide oval or oval, and its texture is slightly soft. Its veins are raised, its tendrils are slightly strong, and it is monoecious. Its fruit stalks are strong, with edges and grooves. Depending on the variety, there are often several longitudinal grooves or no grooves outside. There are many seeds, long oval or oblong. It is native to Mexico and Central America and is widely cultivated around the world. It was introduced into China in the Ming Dynasty and is now widely planted in the north and south. Pumpkin fruit can be used as food and food substitute. Each part of the whole plant is also used for medicine. The seeds contain pumpkin seed amino acids, which have the effects of heat clearing, dehumidification and insect repellent. They have the effects of controlling and killing schistosomes. The vine has the effect of heat clearing. The melon root has the effect of stillbirth, and can cure toothache.

Pumpkin essence Nutritional value

1. Polysaccharides: Pumpkin polysaccharide is a non-specific immune enhancer, which can improve the immune function of the body, promote the production of cytokines, and play a variety of regulatory functions on the immune system by activating complement and other ways.

2. Carotenoids: The rich carotenoids in pumpkin can be converted into vitamin A with important physiological functions in the body, which has important physiological functions for the growth and differentiation of epithelial tissue, maintaining normal vision, and promoting bone development.

3. Pectin: Pectin in pumpkin can regulate the absorption rate of food in the stomach, slow down the absorption of sugar, soluble cellulose can delay the emptying of food in the stomach, and control the rise in blood sugar after meals. Pectin can also combine with excess cholesterol in the body to reduce cholesterol absorption and blood cholesterol concentration.

4. Mineral elements: Pumpkin is rich in cobalt, which ranks first among all kinds of vegetables. Cobalt can activate the metabolism of the human body, promote hematopoietic function, and participate in the synthesis of vitamin B12 in the human body. It is an essential trace element for human islet cells. The vitamin C contained in pumpkin can prevent nitrate from being transformed into carcinogenic nitrous acid in the digestive tract. The mannitol contained in the pumpkin can reduce the harm of toxins in the feces to the human body. Pumpkin can eliminate the mutagenic effect of carcinogen nitrosamines. It has anti-cancer effect. Pumpkin is rich in zinc, which participates in the synthesis of nucleic acid and protein in the human body. It is an inherent component of adrenal cortex hormone and an important substance for human growth and development.

5. Amino acids: Pumpkin contains a variety of amino acids needed by the human body, among which lysine, leucine, isoleucine, phenylalanine, and threonine are high in content. In addition, the genotype of ascorbate oxidase in pumpkin was the same as that in tobacco, but the activity was significantly higher than that in tobacco, indicating that the content of immune active protein in pumpkin was higher.

6. Pumpkin leaves: Contains a variety of vitamins and minerals, among which the content of vitamin C is very high, which makes it have an excellent heat-clearing and detoxifying effect. In summer, boiled water with pumpkin leaves can play a role in relieving heat and annoyance.

Pumpkin essence Dietotherapy effect

1. Detoxification: Pumpkin contains vitamins and pectin. Pectin has good adsorption, which can bond and eliminate bacterial toxins and other harmful substances in the body, such as lead, mercury and radioactive elements in heavy metals.

2. Protect gastric mucosa and help digestion: Pectin contained in pumpkin can also protect gastrointestinal mucosa from crude food, promote ulcer healing, and it is suitable for patients with gastric diseases. The ingredients contained in pumpkin can promote bile secretion, strengthen gastrointestinal peristalsis, and help food digestion.

3. Eliminating carcinogens: Pumpkin can eliminate the mutation of carcinogen nitrosamine, it has cancer prevention effect, and it can help restore liver and kidney functions, and enhance the regeneration ability of liver and kidney cells.