Pumpkin oil is edible, has a strong nutty flavour and accompanies very well salads and soups, but is not recommended to be used for cooking purposes. Some of its benefits: -It treats benign prostatic hyperplasia symptoms, promotes proper bladder function and helps reduce frequent urination. -It is a rich source of linoleic (ω-6), oleic (ω-9), palmitic and stearic acid. -Its high content of vitamin E and carotenoids gives it its strong antioxidant action. -It increases hair density and is ideal to strengthen and moisturize weak hair. -It protects the skin from aging and neutralizes free radicals, while moisturizing the skin. -Pumpkin oil is ideal for acneic skin as it helps reduce inflammation.