Who doesn’t love watermelon? Especially in the summer, when they’re fresh and juicy. But did you know that you can also eat watermelon seeds?
Yes, you can (and no, a watermelon won’t grow in your belly) and they are full of nutrition if you can learn to use them properly. Watermelon seeds are great for improving digestion problems.
To use them to their full advantage, cook, ground, or roast them first. These seeds are high in crucial nutrients such as fiber which wards off inflammation, promotes a healthy digestive system, and teats jaundice and intestinal parasites.
Watermelon seeds also function as a diuretic, so watermelon seed tea, which you can make from the comfort of your own home, is highly effective in treating kidney stones and urinary tract issues.
Furthermore, watermelon seeds are loaded with the compound citrulline, which is an organic complex containing powerful antioxidants. It serves to widen blood vessels and enhances the work they do. Consuming them has proven to be helpful in relieving various health issues like high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, and angina pectoris.
Doctor claim these seeds will improve your heart’s function, improve your muscle cells, and boost your concentration and memory. They can treat a variety of other health ailments as well.
One reason for this is because they are full of healthy nutrients like calcium, niacin, vitamins A, B, and C, and magnesium.
How to Prepare Watermelon Seed Tea
If you want to enjoy homemade watermelon seed team check out the recipe below.
- Ground/crush 4 tablespoons of fresh watermelon seeds
- Boil the crushed seeds in 2 liters of water for 15 minutes
To reap the full benefits of this tea, drink it for at least two days for the next couple of weeks, taking a break for at least one day.
If you want to continue drinking this tea during the winter months when watermelon is no longer in season, collect enough seeds to last you for a while.
This tea is easy to make and is loaded with health benefits. Be sure to try it out as soon as you can for the sake of your health!
Source: Healthy Life Tricks