Watermelon is a hydrating fruit that needs to be consumed as it offers numerous health benefits. It is rich in magnesium, potassium, biotin, copper, pantothenic acid, vitamin C, B6, B1 and A. Its seeds are also very beneficial. They contain folate, niacin, thiamine, phosphorus, zinc, iron, manganese, potassium, magnesium, essential proteins and fatty acids.
They contain citrulline which acts as antioxidant and has effects on erectile dysfunction, angina, hypertension and arteriosclerosis and promotes the blood vessel expansion. They can also help in the treatment of urinary tract and kidney diseases. You should consume tea from watermelon seeds (fresh) and the kidney stones and sand will be removed naturally. Here is how to prepare it:
Take twenty to thirty watermelon seeds and grind them. Boil them in two liters of water for fifteen minutes. Consume the drink for two days and the third day make a pause. Continue this for few weeks. The seeds are rich in magnesium which is great for normal heart functioning. They also maintain normal blood pressure levels and enhance the metabolism process.
The seeds have antioxidant properties which slow down the aging and make the skin look younger. You can clean the face using watermelon seed oil and the dead skin-cells, dirt and acne will be eliminated. Watermelon seed oil is good for every skin type.
The watermelon seeds contain amino acids and protein which strengthen the hair. Roasted watermelon seeds will make the hair shiny as they contain copper which produce melanin (the pigment that gives the hair color).
The seeds contain essential fatty acids that help in avoiding hair damage. The consumption of these seeds will provide the body with magnesium. The content of vitamin B5 is essential for changing the carbohydrates into energy. In order to treat edema, you should toss 1 tsp. of ground dry watermelon seeds in 1 tsp. of honey and add them to ¾ cup of warm water. Mix the mixture and consume it two times a day.
They also can boost the levels of male potency. In order to treat diabetes, you should add a handful of watermelon seed in one liter of water for 45 minutes and consume it at least 2 times daily.
Don’t throw away the seeds the next time you buy watermelon. If you have some of the problems, mentioned above, you can use them.
Sources and References: naturalcarebox.com