In Pumpkin Seed oil you will find Vit. A, Vit. E, Zinc and the precious omegas: Omega 3 and Omega 6: also known as essential fatty acids (EFAs). Also a lot of phytosterol which is well known for a positive effect against high cholesterol. The specific components are known to prevent bladder and prostate problems. They are said to even shrink enlarged prostate glands in early stages. Minimal amounts of oil are needed. They are also reputed to help with depression and learning difficulties.