Many people throw away the seeds while eating watermelon, and they are not aware about the health benefits that seeds can offer. If you want to take the maximum advantage from the watermelon seeds, you should cook them, bake them or grind them.

Watermelon seeds are rich with dietary fibers that are very important for normal function of our intestines, they are helping in the fight against all parasites, and help in treatment of jaundice.

Citrullin-A is a substance contained in the seeds that acts like antioxidant. It has positive effect on erectile dysfunction in men, and prevents spreading of the blood vessels. Drinking fresh watermelon seeds tea will help you to get rid of kidney stones or sand, and any other kidney disease.

watermelon seeds tea

The Recipe

Directions:

Take around 30 watermelon seeds and grind them. Put them in a 2 liters of boiled water for 15 minutes. This amount of tea will be enough for two day. Keep in mind to make a pause on the third day, before you repeat with the treatment. You can repeat the procedure for 2-3 weeks.

According to doctors, you should collect watermelon seeds during the summer and dry them, so you can make your tea in winter.

Other Benefits:

Watermelon seeds are very good source of protein, which is consisted of amino acids. Arginine is one of the amino acids that our body normally produces, but according to MedlinePlus there are extra health benefits from additional amounts of arginine. It can treat coronary heart disease and is regulating the blood pressure.

B vitamins found in watermelon seeds are important for converting the food into energy, and a lot of other vital bodily functions. Niacin is the most prevalent B vitamin that maintains the nervous system, skin health, and digestive system. Other B vitamins found in the seeds are riboflavin, Vitamin B6, thiamin, pantothenic acid, and folate.

Source: HealthCareAboveAll