Pumpkin seed oil is naturally rich in vitamin E, zinc, omega 3- and 6- fatty acids, phytosterols, and antioxidants. It helps the skin retain moisture and fights free radicals which will give the skin a youthful appearance and decrease inflammation and swelling. The high levels of zinc and vitamin E improve skin tone, fight acne, help the skin renew and turnover, and help wounds heal more rapidly. Due to its high levels of vitamins and antioxidants, it is anti-aging when used topically.
When used in the hair, it contains enzymes to help slow and stop hair loss by decreasing the DHT from testosterone. It protects hair follicles and adds shine to hair.