Do you like watermelon? Seems like most people love this sweet and refreshing fruit. It taste great and consist mostly of water which makes it a perfect choice for dessert in summer. But do you also consume the seeds? I bet you’re not. We all know that watermelon seed will end up in a garbage or inside the soil to grow a new watermelon plant.
But that’s because you didn’t know how rich in nutrients the watermelon seed is. The seed contain a lot of vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, and essential proteins. It also has a great amount of vitamin B including niacin, thiamine, folate and minerals such as magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, copper, and phosphorus.
Consuming watermelon seed is one of the most excellent way to get you daily intake of vitamins and minerals.
Here are some amazing health benefits of watermelon seeds:
Keep Your Hearth Healthy
Watermelon seed has the ability to promote heart function and maintain your blood pressure at a normal level since it is rich in magnesium. So it’s a great remedy for people who have problem with high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. Watermelon can also regulate heart pressure and minimize the risk of heart disease because it contains amino acid and good fats.
Prevent Kidney Stones
Edgar Cayce, a holistic pioneer and renowned doctor recommend consuming watermelon seed tea due to its ability as a powerful diuretic that can stimulate kidney and bladder cleaning. It can also stimulate underactive kidney.
Treatment for Diabetes
Watermelon seed tea can maintain your blood sugar level. It’s a great remedy for those who has a fluctuating glucose level. Put a handful of watermelon seed in a cup, pour a boiled water, and then drink the tea.
Improve Male Fertility
Essential amino acid found in watermelon seed can improve male fertility and sexual health. Watermelon seed contains arginine which according to studies can increase the production of nitric oxide, cure erectile dysfunction, and stimulate sperm production.
Act as Anti -- Aging
With a lot of antioxidant presented in it, watermelon seed works greatly for your complexion. You can maintain a youthful and healthy skin by consuming watermelon seed regularly.
Keep Your Hair and Nails Healthy
Watermelon seed is rich in proteins which are very beneficial for your hair and nails. Proteins can keep your hair healthy and beautiful. You can also make your hair looks shiny and soft using roasted watermelon.
How to Make Watermelon Seed Tea:
Watermelon seed tea can keep your kidney and bladder healthy. It acts as a powerful diuretic that will cleanse your kidney and bladder and prevent the formation of kidney stones. The tea is also beneficial for those who already have kidney stones since it can stimulate the removal of the stones.
You can make the watermelon team by grinding a couple of watermelon seed. Then add a teaspoon of the crushed seed into a cup of boiling water. Let it blend for 15 minutes before you drink the tea. Drink the tea regularly every morning, three times a week. Drink it while it still warms.