Do you know, those watermelon seeds that you throw in dustbin can do miracles for your health! Yes, today we will be discussing about Watermelon seed tea which is the best kidney cleanser.
So summer season is here! During this season, the most liked fruit is ‘watermelon’ or tarbooz. In India, the price of watermelon goes about 20 rupees per kilogram. Markets seems to be crowded with watermelon during summers.
The edible part of the watermelon is its reddish inner flesh. Apart from that, those tiny black seeds too are used in different types. The watermelon rinds are generally dumped as the garbage.
8 out of 10 throw the seeds and rinds in the garbage. Today we will be telling you about Watermelon seed tea which is known as the best kidney cleanser.
Watermelon seeds usually end up in the trash! Only few uses it for the medicinal purposes.
Nutrition in Watermelon seed:
Watermelon seeds are rich in citrulline, an organic compound with antioxidant properties. It dilates the blood vessels, and thus helps in the treatment of atherosclerosis, high blood pressure and angina pectoris.
At the beginning of the 20th century, a group of American scientists explained that watermelon seeds are efficient in the treatment of kidney diseases and urinary infections.
According to their results, watermelon seed tea is an excellent diuretic and it is recommended for patients who need to eliminate any stones in the kidneys and urinary tract.
Let us discuss the recipe of Watermelon seed tea:
- Crush and ground 4 tablespoons of fresh watermelon seeds.
- Cook the seeds in 67 oz /2l of water for 15 minutes.
- This tea is enough for two days, and try do drink it in equal doses.
- Do not drink it on the third day.
- Repeat the same procedure for a few weeks, following the same instructions.
- Drink it for two days, then make a break.
Dosage of Watermelon seed tea:
Watermelon seed tea should be taken at least once a day, three days a week.
So, we saw how to use watermelon seeds for the best use. It is the season of watermelon, instead of throwing the seeds away prepare watermelon seed tea. Take care and live well!
She is a learner and health conscious person. She is always interested in seeking knowledge regarding Ayurveda, herbal medicine and Yoga to cure any health ailments naturally.
She holds a Bachelor Degree in Alternative Medicine and interested in Naturopathy.