Pumpkin Seeds have a rich history as herbal medicine and have a variety of health enhancers and disease-fighting compounds. Due to its wonderful healing properties, the oil extracted from pumpkin seeds make it popular in the hair care niche – counted as an important ingredient source in many poly-herbal formulations by Ayurvedacharyas and trichologists.

  • Family Name: CUCURBITACEAE
  • Plantae Division: MAGNOLIOPHYTA
  • Plantae Division: MAGNOLIOPHYTA
  • Popular Name(s):Cucurbita Pepo, Squash Seed, Pepita
  • Parts Used:Seed
  • Habitat:Native to Mexico, Central America

Pumpkin Seed (Squash Seed)


 Origin of Pumpkin Seed Oil

Pumpkin is a creeper plant native to Central America, which is now cultivated globally in the warm temperate regions. The fruit and seeds of pumpkin contain a wide variety of vitamins, minerals and cancer protective compounds. Pumpkin seed oil has long since been extensively used in aromatherapy and therapeutic procedures all over the world.


Medicinal Values of Pumpkin Seeds















Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seed Oil

  • Pumpkin Seed improves your Heart and Liver Health
  • Pumpkin seeds are rich in healthy fats, antioxidants, and fibers. The oil extracted from the seeds of pumpkin is beneficial for heart and liver health, particularly when mixed with flax seeds or flax seed oil.
  • It has Anti-Inflammatory properties
  • Pumpkin seed oil has been found to exhibit anti-inflammatory effects. This anti-inflammation restricts the production of DHT – a primary factor for hair loss.


How Does Pumpkin Seed Oil Stimulate Hair Regrowth?

Pumpkin seeds are full of zinc nutrient that is necessary for scalp health. Pumpkin seed oil inhibits DHT formation throughout the body and contains fatty acids that support hair thickness.


Pumpkin Seed Oil Helps Reverse Balding

Conventional medical treatments such as topical minoxidil & oral finasteride have time and again failed to help in reversing the balding process. Studies in the field of hair therapy confirmed that certain nutrients in pumpkin seeds can effectively reverse the balding process. It is an excellent source of vitamins A, B6, C, Zinc, Magnesium, Calcium, and Iron- the absence of which leads to hair loss or a nonproductive scalp.


Pumpkin Seed Oil: Part of IHT9 Patented Poly-herbal Hair-Care Formulation

Pumpkin Seed Oil has been therapeutically used as a part of the poly-herbal formula in IHT9 products. Best used in leave-in products such as oils, shampoos, and conditioners to give exemplary therapeutic results!


We understand that your hair is your crowning glory, a sign of youth and vitality for you. That is why we care!