A combination of milk and juice from pumpkin leaves when taking regularly can help boost one’s blood volume.
Blood is the life wire of the body and it’s very important. Normal hemoglobin level is between 40 to 54 percent. Some symptoms of low blood level include:
✓ Easily fatigue.
✓ Irregular heartbeat
✓ Shortness of breath.
Pumpkin popularly called Ugwu is a highly nutritious leaf which is cultivated mostly in west African countries like Nigeria
Pumpkin leaves are high in essential nutrients, they are rich in vitamins A and C, high in calcium, rich in protein and iron. Antioxidants in pumpkin boost the immune system, promotes eyesight, lowers the risk of certain cancers and promote heart and skin health. Because of it’s nutritious benefits, Pumpkin leaves are also used to prepare many dishes.
Milk contains lots of Vitamins such as Protein, Calories, fat, Calcium, Vitamin D, Riboflavin (B2,) Vitamin B12, Potassium, Phosphorus, Selenium and Vitamin A. Milk contains fatty acids including omega-3 . Milk is considered to be an immune booster. It’s calcium and proteins helps in development of muscles and bones.
The mixture of pumpkin leaf juice and milk
∆ Promotes fertility
∆ Treat anaemia ( low blood level)
∆ Promotes development of healthy bones and teeth
∆ Helps reduce stress
∆ Reduce the defficiency of some essential vitamins.
How To Prepare these Natural Tonic
You can prepare this mixture by washing the pumpkin leaves, blend them, if you don’t have a blender you can slice it, put it in a bowl add a little water and Squeeze.
After blending or squeezing, seive the ugwu juice and add your milk. Just that and you are good to go.
Some side effects of this mixture are
Nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. Although they are rare.