The watermelon is a delicious fruit and we all eat it in the summer. So, of course we all throw away the seeds from it, and only a few people would consume them.
Did you know those seeds have a load of nutrients and benefits for the health? When you know what all they can do, you will never throw them again. Supposedly, the seeds are really good for improving digestion working better.
If you consume these seeds, they will go through the digestive organs and instantly improve their function. But, to see this benefit, you have to cook them first, roasted or grounded. They will give you many nutrients; fibers for good digestion, anti-inflammation benefits, removing parasites from intestines and against jaundice.
In addition, they act as diuretics and this means homemade tea from the seeds is an immediate effect for urinary issues and kidney stones.
The seeds are also full of the ingredient citrulline; a complex of antioxidant properties. Namely, this widens up blood vessels and speeds them up in their work. Due for this, consume the seeds for several health problems we mentioned, other ones are; atherosclerosis, hypertension and angina pectoris.
As doctors say, they help in improving and treating many health problems while they protect the heart, improve memory, nourish muscle cells, etc.
These seeds will give you magnesium, calcium, niacin, antioxidants, vitamin C, B and A, and manganese.
Here is how you can prepare them for tea and get their benefits:
Take 4 tbsp fresh watermelon seeds and crush them. Then ground them and boild them in 2 liters water, for 15 minutes.
Have this tea only 2 days in a row and pause one day. Repeat this for the next few weeks.
It is an advice to get the most seeds you can this summer, since it is a seasonal fruit and you need supplies whole year round.
This homemade tea is really healthy and beneficial, and as you see preparing it is super easy and fast!
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