Watermelons are indeed tasty and serve as the perfect summertime food! But what about the seeds? Most people will throw them away.
Turns out, the seeds are jacked up with huge health benefits! They greatly improve the functioning of the digestive system.
They basically pass through the digestive tract and will straight up immediately improve digestion. But you have to either cook, roast or ground them. They contain high fiber, which promotes a healthy digestion, while fighting inflammations, treating intestinal parasites, and even jaundice.
They can even serve as a diuretic, making a homemade watermelon seed tea very beneficial for urinary and kidney stone issues.
They are also rich in citrulline compound which is an organic complex that has very powerful antioxidant properties! For instance it widens blood vessels, and also accelerates and improves their functioning. So they are actually good for atherosclerosis, high blood pressure, and angina pectoris.They can also enhance heart function, boost memory and concentration, and even improve muscle cells in the body.
Heres the breakdown of some of the healthy nutrients which watermelon seeds contain:
Magnesium, niacin, calcium, antioxidants, vitamin C, iron, Vitamin B, Vitamin A, manganese.
So how do we prepare these seeds for a homemade tea?
Heres how to make it, and how often to consume it:
Crush and ground 4 tablespoons of fresh watermelon seeds. Boil them in 2 liters of water for 15 minutesDrink this tea for two days. Take a break the next day. Repeat this cycle for a couple of weeks.Collect sufficient amounts of watermelon seeds during the summer. This way you will have them through the year.
Its very healthy and easy to prepare. Its an excellent way to improve your health right away. Give it a try and share this health remedy with friends and family!