During the consumption of watermelon, many people throw its seeds. Those who refrain from doing so, they help in digestion and regrettably that is all.
While remain in the digestive tract, the seeds remain whole and for this reason only a mechanical aiding in digestion, while the large number of useful properties remain unused.
To take advantage of the healing properties of watermelon seeds, they need to be crushed or burned, in order for you to reach their precious content. They contain fiber, necessary for normal functioning of the digestive tract, help in case of an outbreak of intestinal parasites, and treatment of patients with jaundice, and inflammation in the body.
Seeds of watermelon contain substance citrulline, which acts as an antioxidant, helps to treat blood vessels in atherosclerosis, for high blood pressure and angina. American scientists in the early 20th century found that the seeds of watermelon are very helpful for treating kidney and urinary tract.
According to their research, the use of tea from fresh seed is a great diuretic and is recommended for removal of stones and sand from the kidneys and urinary tract. They suggested this tea: Take 4 tablespoons of fresh watermelon seeds, crush, or grind in a coffee grinder. Boil for 15 minutes in 2 liters of water.
This amount is distributed and drink for two days, and the third day take a break. This process is necessary to do a few weeks by the same order. Two days drink, third day break.