Who doesn’t like watermelons? During the summer it is the refreshment we want. Watermelon can bring refreshment and it actually is very healthy due to the fact that it is mostly water and what we need.
Have you ever tried this amazingly delicious watermelon tea? If your answer is no, you can read here how to prepare it and try it. You will love it.
Watermelon is a fruit very consumed by its delicious flavor, contains a lot of water and many vitamins, minerals and amino acids that are beneficial to our health. The watermelon tea is no exception.
It is not only amazingly delicious but it has multitudinous health benefits that help fight many diseases of today.
What you may not have known about watermelon is that its seeds can also be used to our advantage, watermelon seeds are rich in proteins and compounds that help treat different diseases.
Watermelon seeds are also rich in citrulline, which is a compound with excellent antioxidant properties. This combination makes the watermelon tea the ideal drink during the summer months that will not only help you refresh, but also stay 100% healthy.
Watermelon seeds help dilate blood vessels which is beneficial for treating:
They serve toremove stones in the kidneys
Other benefits that we obtain from watermelon seeds:
They serve to eliminate intestinal parasites
Serve as a natural laxative
Powerful diuretic action
Excellent source of energy and antioxidants
HOW TO PREPARE THE WATERMELON TEA
Ingredients you will need:
2 liters of water
4 tablespoons of watermelon seeds
This is how to prepare it
The first thing to do is to grind the 4 tablespoons of watermelon seeds, then we put to boil the two liters of water and we add the already ground seeds. Then let it boil for 15 minutes.
How to consume it
You should consume the watermelon tea within 2 days, taking it several times a day.
On the 3rd day we proceed to rest without consuming the tea.
After the rest on the 3rd day, you can start the cycle again by drinking watermelon tea for 2 more days, preparing a new dose with 2 liters of water and 4 tablespoons of ground watermelon seeds.