Also indexed as:Cucurbita maxima, Cucurbita pepo
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Botanical names:
Cucurbita maxima, Cucurbita pepo

Side Effects

Pumpkin seeds may cause an upset stomach, but are otherwise extremely safe. There is no reason to believe pumpkin seeds should be avoided during pregnancy or breast-feeding as they are commonly consumed as food during these times without any indication of harm.

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