Bulk Cucurbita Maxima / Pepo / Moschata seeds are known to contain the highest content of amino acids, which are needed in protein synthesis and therefore highly beneficial in muscle building. This is also why they are considered the best food for those who are body builders or weight lifters. However, one thing good about Cucurbita Maxima / Pepo / Moschata seeds is that it can also be consumed by the average person for dietary purposes. This makes it a great source of nutrition for people who would like to lose weight but are vegetarian. And since these are not processed unlike other food, it is good for you and your diet!
In order for the seeds to retain their nutritional value, the bulk has to be kept at room temperature. It would be better to store them in a refrigerator because this is where they usually remain until needed. The seeds from Bulk Cucurbita Maxima / Pepo / Moschata is available in different colors, with the most common one being green. The yellow and white ones are considered less nutritious.
Bulk Cucurbita Maxima / Pepo / Moschata has a lot of health benefits. Some of its benefits include relieving constipation, promoting better blood circulation, improving eyesight, preventing hair loss, increasing energy levels and slowing the aging process. It can also help in weight loss, thanks to its high fiber content.
The benefits of consuming this seed can be further improved if it is combined with vegetables such as onions and garlic. The seeds can also be mixed with juices, such as lime and grapefruit. Some people also add sage, thyme and oregano to the mix. This makes the seeds more palatable and helps one to get more uses out of it.
There are two ways to cook with bulk Cucurbita Maxima / Pepo / Moschata seeds. One way is through making a beverage and the other way is by frying it. When using it as a drink, one should add boiling water and mix in the seeds. Then, strain off the seeds and add fresh lemon or lime juice to the mixture. It can also be served as a refreshing tea with a slice of lemon added.
When frying it, make sure that the seeds and cicum are not cooked completely. The heat from the oil will burn them. When using a cast iron skillet, remember to preheat it first before adding the seeds and cicum. Use a teaspoon of olive oil and preheat the skillet on medium heat. When the oil gets hot, turn the burner to medium low and allow the oil to heat up for a few minutes before starting to fry the cicum and seeds.
Bulk Cucurbita Maxima / Pepo also has a number of properties that help it in curing certain medical problems, including high blood pressure and migraine headaches. Aside from these, it is also good in treating sinusitis, arthritis, asthma, heartburn, diarrhea and constipation. Caffeine, which is the major component of the seeds of Cucurbita Maxima, has been found to lower cholesterol levels and help prevent atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). This is because caffeine prevents fatty deposits from building up inside arteries. Studies have also shown that when Cucurbita Maxima / Pepo is taken regularly, cholesterol levels in the blood begin to decrease. This reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke.
Although it is not a familiar name, there are other bulk cum based fruits that are available in the market today. Some of these include Butea monosperma, Carrot root, Cayenne Pepper, and Endive. The cicum that is harvested from the seeds is the bulk cicum, or the edible part of the fruit. However, the cicum of Butea monosperma tastes sweeter and has a stronger odor. It is also the most popular in Asia and is widely used in making sweets, cookies, and pickles.