Watermelon is an excellent source of vitamin C and many essential minerals but do you know it’s seeds are nutritious too and can help treating certain diseases?
We all know how refreshing and hydrating a few bites of juicy watermelon on a hot summer day can be. Watermelon is a very good source of vitamin C. It is also a good source of pantothenic acid, copper, biotin, potassium, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), vitamin B1, vitamin B6, and magnesium. But you may be surprised at what watermelon seeds can do for us.
These seeds consist of nutrients like fatty acids, essential proteins, minerals like magnesium, potassium, manganese, iron, zinc, phosphorus and are full of vitamin B like thiamine, niacin, folate. Also, they offer calories.
Watermelon seeds have citrulline substance which acts as an antioxidant, which has a positive effect in the case of arteriosclerosis, hypertension, angina and erectile dysfunction, thus promoting the expansion of blood vessels.
These seeds are useful for treating diseases of the kidneys and urinary tract. Make a tea from fresh watermelon seeds in order to remove the stones and sand in the kidneys.
Health Benefits of Watermelon Seeds
1. Protect heart health
The seeds which are full of magnesium save the heart so it could work normally. Also, they maintain the blood pressure level and enhance the metabolism process. They are amazing to avoid heart diseases and hypertension.
2. Clean acne
Clean your acne, dirt, and dead skin cells by taking a cotton bud and dipping it in watermelon seed oil. This oil is suitable for every kind of skin and will help you to deal with the aliment of skin.
3. Prevent hair damage
The seed has essential fatty acids which will help to avoid hair damage.