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Is there any side effects of pumpkin seed oil?

I m a 57 year old male. I recently started taking pumpkin seed oil to help arthritis . The next day, I was shocked to find I was pooping John Deere green. Christmas green in fact. I felt fine otherwise, but I quit taking it and the stool returned to normal the next day. Does Pumpkin seed oil do that? Is it a health concern, or should I simply get used to pooping in technicolor?
Asked On : Tue, 8 Mar 2011
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Hello There..
Welcome to Healthcare Magic forum..
Since your stool turned to normal color after stopping the pumpkin seed oil I would suspect it has cause for your green stool..
Pumpkin seed oil is considered beneficial for arthritis, BPH, Irritable bowel syndrome. Reducing cholesterol level etc.
If you find it beneficial for your arthritis I would advice you to continue using it..
Hope this helps..
Take care..
Answered: Tue, 8 Mar 2011
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