The watermelon is a very healthy and nutritious fruit. When consuming this fruit, many people tend to throw its seeds away.
Watermelon Seed Tea for Cleansing
However, these seeds can be highly beneficial for your health since they are packed with numerous essential vitamins, minerals, proteins, and fatty acids. They are rich in vitamin B, magnesium, manganese, iron, copper, potassium, phosphorus, and zinc.
The watermelon seeds are also an excellent source of fiber which is extremely effective in improving the digestive system and treating inflammations, intestinal parasites, and jaundice. These seeds have a high content of citrulline, an organic compound with powerful antioxidant properties.
This compound has an ability to dilate the blood vessels and, therefore, to treat high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, and angina pectoris.
The watermelon seeds are particularly efficient in cleansing the kidneys. At the beginning of the 20th century, a number of American scientists showed that these seeds are beneficial for treating kidney diseases and urinary tract infections.
According to the findings of the scientists, a watermelon seed tea is an excellent diuretic that can remove any stones in the kidneys and urinary tract.
Here is a recipe for making a tea which will help you to detoxify your kidneys and to eliminate any kidney stones.
Preparation of Watermelon Seed Tea
This tea is very helpful in cleansing your kidneys, improving their function, preventing a formation of kidney stones and eliminating existing ones, as well as treating any kidney problems and recurrent urinary tract infections.
- 4 tablespoons of watermelon seeds
- 2 liters of water
In order to make this tea, first, you should crush and ground the watermelon seeds. Add the seeds in a pot of water and cook them for 15 minutes.
You should drink this tea in equal doses for two days. After these two days, take a break for one day. Repeat the same process for a few weeks.