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Pumpkin Remedy


Pumpkin - Herbal Research
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Medicinal uses supported by clinical data
For  symptomatic  treatment  of  difficulties  with  micturition  associated with stage I–II prostatic adenoma and irritable bladder (15–17).

Uses described in pharmacopoeias and well established documents
No information was found.
 
Uses described in traditional medicine
Used  for  the  treatment  of  asthma,  burns,  constipation,  eczema,  fever,  tapeworms and toothache (4,6).

References:
4. Bombardelli E, Morazzoni P. Cucurbita  pepo  L. Fitoterapia,  1997,  68:291–302.
 
6. Farnsworth NR, ed. NAPRALERT database. Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL (an online database available directly through the University of Illinois at Chicago or through the Scientific and Technical Network [STN] 
of Chemical Abstracts Services), 30 June 2005
 
15. Bach D. Placebokontrollierte Langzeittherapiestudie mit Kürbissamen-ex-trakt  bei  BPH-bedingten  Miktionsbeschwerden  [Placebo-controlled  long-term study with pumpkin seeds in BPH-induced problems with micturition]. Urologe  [B], 2000, 5:437–443.
 
16. Blumenthal M et al., eds. The complete German Commission E monographs: Therapeutic  guide  to  herbal  medicines.  Austin,  TX,  American  Botanical Council, 1998.
 
17. Nitsch-Fitz  R  et  al.  Ergebnisse  einer  Praxisstudie  über  das  Kürbiskern-17. Diätetikum  “Kürbis-Granufink”  bei  Patienten  mit  Miktionsbeschwerden  


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