Pumpkin is the generic name of plants from the Pumpkin family. Pumpkin can be one or many years old. The leaves of the pumpkin are large, hairy or hard rough, branches of it are stalking or clinging. During flowering, the plant is covered with large flowers, white or yellow.
The composition of pumpkin:
Pumpkin is a kind of natural vitamin and mineral complex. The champion among the vitamins contained in the pumpkin is beta-carotene; the pumpkin is rich in vitamins C, E, B1, B2, and PP. It has a lot of potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, copper, zinc, cobalt, silicon, fluorine. In addition, pumpkins are low-calorie and rich in fiber. By the amount of carotene, pumpkins are close to carrots. Pumpkin seeds are also useful; they contain fats, proteins, vitamins and mineral salts.
Useful properties of pumpkin:
Pumpkin has a number of useful properties. Despite the fact that by 90% the pumpkin is made up of water, it is a good source of carotene, vitamins, which should especially be borne in mind by people suffering from cardiovascular diseases. Particularly rich in vitamin E, helping to prevent premature aging and zinc salts, which are necessary for the normal development of the male body.

List of vitamins:

Systemic thiamine deficiency is a causal factor in the development of a number of serious disorders, the leading place in which the lesions of the nervous system occupy. The complex of consequences of thiamine deficiency is known as the beriberi disease.

Vitamin B2 is necessary for the formation of erythrocytes, antibodies, for the regulation of growth and reproductive functions in the body. It is also necessary for the health of the skin, nails, hair growth and in general for the health of the whole organism, including the function of the thyroid gland.

Vitamin C is used as a restorative and stimulating immune system for various diseases (colds, oncological, etc.), and also prophylactically with insufficient intake of food, for example, in the winter-spring period.

Vitamin E prevents the formation of thrombi and promotes their absorption. It also improves fertility, reduces and prevents hot flashes in the menopause. Vitamin E is also used in cosmetology to preserve youthful skin, it promotes skin healing and reduces the risk of scar tissue formation.

Functionally, vitamin P participates together with vitamin C in oxidation-reduction processes in the body. Vitamin P is able to partially remove the severity of avitaminosis C, reducing the permeability and fragility of capillary vessels. Vitamins P protect ascorbic acid and adrenaline from oxidation.