Parasites enter the human body through contaminated food or water, agents like mosquitoes, sexual contact, and even through the nose and skin. Other common causes are poor hygiene, exposure to areas known to have parasites, weak immune systems, and eating raw or undercooked meat.
Depending on the type of intestinal worms, a person may experience different symptoms, such as upset stomach, gas, dysentery, diarrhea, bad breath, constant feelings of hunger, restless sleep, itching around the anus , anemia, weakness, weight loss, frequent headaches, fever, nausea, leg pain and nutritional disorders.
There are many medications for intestinal worms that you may need to take for a few days or for several weeks, depending on the infestation. There are many simple and easy natural treatments that can also be taken with conventional medications to get rid of intestinal worms.
Pumpkin seeds have an important nutritional contribution, they are full of nutrients, vitamins, are rich in protein, fiber and are low in calories.
Pumpkin seeds are a particularly good source of minerals, especially iron and zinc, but also phosphorus and magnesium. But, we are mainly interested in the capacity of pumpkin seeds to eliminate intestinal parasites.
How to proceed ?
Mix 1 cup (about 130 grams) of high-quality raw pumpkin seeds in a blender with half a cup of fresh coconut milk and half a cup of water. Coconut milk is very good for intestinal health.
You can also add a pinch of sea salt or Himalayan salt for taste, if desired. Make sure you drink the mixture within an hour, then drink several glasses of water over the next few hours.
– Other methods:
Pumpkin seeds can also be eaten raw, without roasting, and preferably on an empty stomach. It is also possible to prepare a vegetable drink with these seeds.
This requires crushing 50 g of pumpkin seeds, then mixing them with 250 cl of water. To sweeten the drink, you can add a little stevia.