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Pumpkin

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What other names is Pumpkin known by?

Calabaza, Citrouille, Cucurbita galeottii, Cucurbita mammeata, Cucurbita pepo, Cucurbitea Peponis Semen, Cucumis pepo, Field Pumpkin, Graine de Citrouille, Huile de Graines de Citrouille, Pepo, Pumpkin Seed, Pumpkin Seed Oil.

What is Pumpkin?

Pumpkin is a plant. The seed is used to make medicine.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Intestinal worms and difficult or painful urination due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or bladder irritation.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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