When summer comes we all love eating watermelon as it provides us with great refreshing feeling and hydration due to the high content of water. Likewise it contains plenty of minerals, vitamins and amino acids which are very beneficial for the body health.
However, there is something that you may have probably never known and that is that even the seed of watermelon are very beneficial for your health. They are rich in proteins and compounds that assist in treating various illnesses.
Furthermore, watermelon seeds are packed with citrulline which is a substance with great antioxidant features.
Moreover, watermelon seeds help to dilate the blood vessels; also they are very beneficial in the following health conditions:
– Angina pectoris
– Help in the elimination of kidney stones
Naturally, there are more benefits that we can get by consuming watermelon seeds:
- Act as a natural laxative
- Remove intestinal parasites
- Great source of anti-oxidants and energy
- Effective diuretic action
Watermelon Seed Tea
This is the way how to prepare this highly beneficial tea:
- 4 tablespoons of watermelon seeds
- 8 cups of water
Method of preparation:
Start with grinding the watermelon seeds. Next, boil the water and include the ground watermelon seeds. Now, leave the mixture to boil for 15 minutes.
You will consume this tea in the course of two days, drinking it several times a day. On the third day you will make a pause. After that you can again start the cycle of consuming it 2 days in a row, of course preparing a new dosage consisted of 8 cups of water and 4 tablespoons of ground watermelon seeds.