The watermelon is a tender, warm-growing fruit and it is associated with the hot, summer days when we eat this fruit in order to freshen ourselves.
Apart from its sweet taste it also contains many medicinal properties. It is rich in vitamin B, vitamin C, beta-carotene, manganese, magnesium, phosphors, potassium, calcium and iodine. It is very important to mention that it contains only 29kcal per 100 grams and this is one of the reasons to consume it. When it comes to the above mentioned medicinal properties, the following are just few of them: lowers blood pressure, treats skin fungus, treats edema etc.
The watermelon seeds expand the blood vessels, improve kidney function and lower blood pressure. For kidney cleansing, it is recommended to do a watermelon fast for a whole day, since fasting is beneficial for people suffering from kidney and urinary infections and stones. You can cut the watermelon into small cubes and eat some several pieces every fifteen minutes throughout the day. The watermelon acts as a mild laxative as well and it s beneficial for constipation.
How to use watermelon as medicine?
- 1- Kidney stones
- 2- Kidney infections
- 3- Kidney cleansing
- 4- Colon cleansing
- 5- Liver cleansing
- 6- High blood pressure and problems in the arteries
- 7- Skin pimples
- 8- Skin fungi
- 9- Heartburn
- 10- Constipation
- 11- Edema
Edema, as commonly referred to as swelling is caused by excess fluid trapped in your body’s tissues. Due to the diuretic properties watermelon has it can significantly remove the swelling. It is recommended to drink 3 cups of watermelon juice a day.
- 12- Diabetes
- 13- Gout
*Please note that this natural treatment may or may not work for you and that you will do this at your own risks*