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Castilian: calabacera.

English: pumpkin.

The Pumpkin gained great popularity for several years because it is a good remedy for intestinal parasites, if it remains a fact - based treatment of seeds, which would liquefy with everything and nuts in fasting and takes over nine days. On the other hand, the fruit of the gourd is well known for its healing properties compared to the discomfort of bladder and kidney stones. The soft interior of the fruit or the leaves macerated, are also employed in minor burns, macerated and placed as a poultice on the affected part.

Herbaceous creeping up to 2 m in length. Presents fitted with deep green leaves and a stem semicubierto lobes of pelillos. The flowers are cone - shaped, with the fruits globose seeds and white flattened. He lives in warm and temperate climates, associated with the tropical deciduous forest, subcaducifolia, Xeric scrublands; mountain cloud forests of oak and pine.

As food.

It is said that the food is pumpkin anafrosidíaca sexual appetite and calm.

Mother tincture.

Up to 40 drops three times a day. We recommend a good drink anthelmintic against pinworms which was obtained by mixing 250g of pumpkin seeds with 150 grams of tamarind pulp. Can be taken as such as soda or sweetened with honey at a rate of three glasses per day.

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Seeds: 50 - 100 g / day for adults, 20 to 40 grams / day for children.

Seeds (anthelmintic) 30 to 40 grams of seed, flake crushed and mixed with honey, every hour, for a day. Then take a purgative salt. Reduce the dosage in children and manage several consecutive days, before taking the laxative.

Emulsion seed (husked, shredded) 100 g of seeds bake in 500 cc of water. Take during the day. It is used in cases of insomnia and inflammation of the urinary tract.


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