Styrian pumpkin produces dark-green shell-less seeds. Questi semi contengono a lot of beneficial ingredients, infatti sono ricchi in mono and polyunsaturated fatty acids, as well as in vitamins B1, B2, B6 and various minerals such as iron, potassium, calcium, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, selenium and zinc. Its most important ingredients, however, are phytosterols, a group of bioactive ingredients which can prevent prostate and bladder disorders .
I semi di zucca della Stiria sono ottimi se gustati al naturale come snack, oppure se aggiunti a salads, mueslis, baked goods and much more. Divengono gustoso e sfizioso accompagnamento a cibi se roasted and salted or sweetened.
 Mie Nishimura, Tatsuya Ohkawara, Hiroji Sato, Hiroshi Takeda, Jun Nishihira, Pumpkin seed oil extracted from Cucurbita maxima improves urinary disorder in human overactive bladdes, “Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine”, 2014;4(1):72-74