Pumpkin is a vegetable, a kind of squash.
- botanical information
- nutritional information
- magick correspondences and uses
- health care
- Chinese herbology
- external skin care
Botanical name: Cucurbita spp. (more than 25 species)
Common name: pumpkin
Use the botanical name when ordering seeds (bulbs, etc.) or when looking up information in the library. Common names vary by nation, culture, and region, and sometimes the same common name is applied to different plants.
Pumpkin is a squash.
Pumpkin and pumpkin seeds are foods that increases sexual energy and enhances fertility.
See also Chinese herbalism below for Chinese gender and Chinese flavor.
magickal correspondences and uses:
Gender: feminine (traditional western European magickal gender)
health care uses:
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Chinese gender: yin (cool)
External skin care: Beta carotenes (found in orange fruits and vegetables, such as melons, carrots, and pumpkins) are an anti-oxidant and help reduce skin daamagae caused by exposure to the sun and pollutants.
External skin care: Pumpkin oil in Rhonda Allison Pumpkin Cleanser: Natural, all-purpose cleanser that removes surface residue and protects against free radical damage. The unique benefits of pumpkin are high Vitamin A content and beta carotene, two powerful antioxidants. Gentle enough for ultra sensitive skin, but deep cleaning for normal to oily skin. Rhonda Allison Pumpkin Cleanser
External skin care: Pumpkin enzyme in Rhonda Allison Pumpkin Parfait Enzyme: Mask increases circulation and gives skin a brightened smooth polish. Made of 100% all-natural pumpkin enzyme containing the highest source of Vitamin A and equally rich in beta carotene. Dissolves surface buildup and exfoliates dead skin cells. Use weekly for fresh, clean vibrant skin! Rhonda Allison Pumpkin Parfait Enzyme
External skin care: Pumpkin seed oil in Rhonda Allison Growth Factor Serum: Silky everyday moisturizer with potent rejuvenating nutrients. Youll love the silky feel of this nutrient-rich serum, for day or nighttime use. Contains a high concentration of epidermal growth factor to support tissue regeneration and cellular repair after microdermabration, AHA exfoliants, enzymes, and post-peel. Supports skin structure with antioxidants and essential oils of tangerine, lemon, rosewood, and bergamot. Apply daily to freshly cleansed skin. Rhonda Allison Growth Factor Serum