Watermelon And Its Health Benefits

Watermelon helps to cleanse the kidneys off toxins, and give the body a chance to kill  bacteria. Thus, it also helps the body fight against urinary tract infections, that are based in the kidneys.

Watermelon helps treat kidney stones. Crush up a tablespoon of watermelon seeds put them in the cup, and then pour some hot water, Let it steep and cool off for a few minutes, then drink.

Watermelon clears excess ammonia out of the liver, which is a good step in a total body detoxification, and  also cleanse the colon and fight edema.

Watermelon’s high water and fiber content is a great cure for constipation..

Watermelon rind can be rubbed on the skin, instead of throwing it away. The nutrients in the rind have anti-bacterial and antifungal properties.

L-citrulline, an amino acid that watermelon abounds with, reduces blood pressure, relaxes the arteries and improves blood circulation. The alkaline and high water content in Watermelon, makes it effective at washing out gout-causing uric crystals.

Watermelon has a soothing effect in the stomach. So if one is  suffering from heartburn, its advisable that the person eats at least five or six chunks of this fruit daily and should be so just take the time to pick t eaten slowly.

Watermelon is high in Lycopene, a carotenoid that is important to overall cardiovascular health. Lycopene in watermelon is very high,  just after the fruit ripens to a white-pink color.

Watermelon is a good anti-inflammatory and antioxidant.