• Latin Name: Cucurbita Maxima
  • CAS No.: 89998-02-7
  • Active Ingredient: Fatty Acids, Phytosterols Beta-Sitosterol
  • Specifications: 4:1, 10:1, 20:1, 25% Phytosterols – 5% Beta-Sitosterol – 20% Fatty Acids
  • Part Used: Seed
  • Test Method: UV-VIS, TLC
  • Appearance: Fine light yellow powder 


Pumpkin seeds (pepita) are edible kernels of fruit pumpkin. The have very low level in Cholesterol and Sodium and they are full of nutritional values and a healthy component to any diet and have long been used as a natural treatment for various ailments.

Pumpkin seeds contain several major groups of constituent: fatty acids, phytosterols, amino acids, vitamins and mineral substances. The kernels are especially rich in monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) like oleic acid (18:1) that helps lower bad LDL Cholesterol and increases good HDL cholesterol in the blood.


  • Antioxidant activity and antibacterial effect;
  • Prostate health;
  • Lower cholesterol absorption;
  • Anti-diabetic effects;
  • Known to help with depression and learning disabilities;
  • Lowering menopausal symptoms;
  • Anti-athrogenic and hepatoprotective effects.