Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Drinking Watermelon Rind Juice Will Help Break Down Kidney Stones And Stop Urinary Tract Infections

Almost everyone eat only the juice flesh inside of the watermelon. However, the rind is completely edible. Moreover, it is beneficial for your body in many ways. Maybe you didn’t know, but 95% of the nutrient value of a watermelon is in the rind!

WATERMELON RIND CONTENT

Watermelon rind is loaded with vitamins C, B6, and A. You can also get a good amount of zinc and potassium from consuming this part of the fruit.

According to The Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, the citrulline in watermelon rind can fight free radical damage, and it can boost the immune system. All of these vitamins and minerals can be found in just 1 serving of watermelon rind totaling 50 calories.

BENEFITS OF CONSUMING WATERMELON RIND

  • Kidney Stones Remedy
Patients with kidney stones are advised to consume watermelon rind tea. Simply pour boiling water and add two tablespoons of grated watermelon rind, after 30 minutes the tea is ready. You should drink the tea for twenty minutes before each meal. After 24 days of using you should make a break for month. The use of this tea will ease the aggravation of diseases and intestinal inflammation. Take it on a daily basis until the symptoms disappear.

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  • Treats Urinary Tract Infections
The diuretic and hydrating properties of watermelon with its powerful cleansing abilities are beneficial for improving the functions of the kidneys and for treating urinary tract infections. At the first symptom of a UTI, start consuming freshly-extracted watermelon juice-flesh, seeds, rind till the symptoms are gone.

  • Weight Loss
Citrulline can aid in weight loss, and the fiber found in the watermelon rind can help you feel fuller for longer. According to some studies, people who consume natural citrulline lose 30% more weight that those who do not.

  • Anti-Inflammatory
The lycopene content of watermelon rind may be able to reduce the inflammation responsible for arthritis pain, and the folate in the rind may also lessen the risk of heart attack and colon cancer. Moreover, because watermelon is a good source of beta-carotene, it can also be beneficial for eye health.

  • Reduces Pregnancy Symptoms
A small portion of the rind can reduce heartburn. It can also reduce the swelling associated with pregnancy.

  • Aphrodisiac
Drinking the juice may help men with mild to moderate erectile dysfunction. Its libido-boosting ability comes from the amino acid citrulline that is highly concentrated in the rind. Try juicing your watermelon with the rind and add half a lemon (with peel) in every large glass of your juice. Drinking this juice will improve not only your love life, but also your prostate health.

  • Regulates Blood Pressure
Drinking watermelon and the rind, can help lower high blood pressure. Even people with low blood pressure can benefit from drinking this juice as it regulates blood circulation and normalizes blood pressure.

  • Economical Benefit
Using watermelon doesn’t just benefit your health, as it can stretch your food dollars as well. You can make pickles using watermelon rind, since it has the same firmness as a cucumber. If you have a juicer, you can juice the rind for a great-tasting drink, which fights free radical cell damage. Make sure to buy only organic watermelon, and wash the outer skin completely for juicing.