Most Nigerians only eat the sweet flesh of water melon, and throw the peels and the seeds away.
These two parts of water melon has a lot of beneficial effects in the body system but most people are not aware of this, so they end up throwing away the peels and seeds.
They only eat the fleshy part because it’ s sweet and succulents, and throw away the peels and rinds without knowing the
at this parts of watermelon has beneficial effects on the entire body system.
The seed if grinded into powdery forms has a lot of health benefits for general well being and strengthening the immune system.
The peel too prevents nutrients from escaping outside the fruit thereby a lot of nutrients are highly concentrated or packed in the peels.
Below are the amazing health benefits of water melon seeds and peels
- The seeds can be used as an immune booster
Water melon seed is highly rich in magnesium and other elements needed by the body for proper functioning. The seeds can be roasted or eaten with the fleshy parts of the water melon to derive it’ s full benefits.
- The seeds can be converted to ingredient for treating skin infection
Watermelon seeds can be grinded into smaller particles for treating skin infections. It has a smooth and calm effect on the skin.
Skin infection such as acne and eczema can be treated with water melon seeds.
- The seeds can be used to prevent hair breakageb
Since it contains high magnesium content, the magnesium helps in preventing hair breakage and shedding of hairs.
- The Rind contains a lot of vitamins
The water melon peels contain a lot of vitamins which helps in improving blood circulation and promotes body health.