Squash – Properties and Medicinal uses

Squash is one of the numerous gourds of the genus Cucurbita.┬áIt possess numerous health benefits ranging from strengthening the immune system, preventing cardiovascular diseases, to relieving constipation. Most of the medicinal properties of squash are mainly due to its diuretic, laxative, hypotensive, and anti-carcinogenic effects. Botanical name: Cucurbita pepo L. Other names: Pumpkin, Coyote melon,…… Continue reading Squash – Properties and Medicinal uses