Anthelmintic (taeniafuge, vermifuge), diuretic, nutritive. It appears that the active principle is in the acrid and resinous envelope immediately surrounding the embryo. The best form when using as an anthelmintic is to make an emulsion or simply take the crushed seeds, while the infusion of the crushed seeds is a diuretic.
Latin name(s): cucurbita pepo.
Also known as: pepitas.
Plant part(s) used: seed.
Appearance: light green.
Gmo status: non-gmo.
Additives: free of any additives or preservatives.
Applications / preparations: can be put into capsules or taken whole.
Storage: store in a sealed container in a cool, dry place.
Shelf life: it is very difficult to pin down an exact expiration date for most single herbs as they do not really expire, they lose potency or strength over time but will still have value. Unlike synthetic material or drugs, herbs can contain many constituents that contr