Pumpkin leaves have a healthy amount of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium and iron. Moreover it has vision benefits and skin benefits. Additionally, vitamin C contained in the pumpkin leaves helps to heal wounds and form a scar tissue. It also helps to maintain healthy bones, teeth and skin. They help to fight growth of cancer cells.
Pumpkin leaves contains antioxidants and anti inflammatory properties. This properties helps to fight against these illness. These leaves have chlorophyll, phenolic compounds, saponins, tannins, flavonoids, glycosides and phytosterols which posses chemo suppressive properties
Excessive eating of pumpkin leaves helps our bodies to fight the effects of the body conditions known as convulsion. This is a body disorder that can be explained by a sudden, irregular movement of the body, caused by involuntary contractions of muscles and it is also associated with brain disorders such as epilepsy. However eating of pumpkin leaves helps to reduce the effect of this condition.
According to the study, eating of the pumpkin leaves can be very vital when it comes to treating infertility issues. The antioxidants properties which includes oleic acid, vitamin A, alkaloids, tannins and linoleic acid have been shown to help boost the functionally of the testicles for increased spermatozoa.
People with diabetes are advised to take alot of pumpkin leaves daily. It also helps to reduce sugar levels in blood, the hypoglycemic effects of pumpkin leaves helps to reduce the effect of the diabetes. Studies have shown that the aqueous leaf extract of pumpkin leaves acts as antidiabetics properties which helps to reduce and regulate the glucose levels of diabetic patients.