Cucurbita pepo

Last Updated: September 28 2022

Cucurbita pepo is a plant which has variants called pumpkin, squash, zucchini, and gourds; it is sometimes called pumpkin extract (either a water extract or seed oil) and appears to be a phytopharmaceutical for prostate disorders.

Cucurbita pepo is most often used for

What else is Cucurbita pepo known as?
Note that Cucurbita pepo is also known as:
  • Pumpkin extract
  • pumpkin seed oil

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1.^Badr SE, Shaaban M, Elkholy YM, Helal MH, Hamza AS, Masoud MS, El Safty MMChemical composition and biological activity of ripe pumpkin fruits (Cucurbita pepo L.) cultivated in Egyptian habitatsNat Prod Res.(2011 Sep)
2.^Nawirska-Olszańska A, Kita A, Biesiada A, Sokół-Łętowska A, Kucharska AZCharacteristics of antioxidant activity and composition of pumpkin seed oils in 12 cultivarsFood Chem.(2013 Aug 15)
4.^Jia W, Gao W, Tang LAntidiabetic herbal drugs officially approved in ChinaPhytother Res.(2003 Dec)