Most people prize the sweet, juicy flesh of watermelons, but remove or spit out the seeds. This general disdain for seeds has led to the development of watermelons “seedless” which produce seeds of much smaller, lighter color. However, watermelon seeds are consumed in many cultures around the world, as they are a rich source of nutrients, including citrulline, lycopene, phenolic antioxidants, flavonoids and vitamin C.
seeds watermelon often dried, roasted and eaten as a snack, like pumpkin seeds, but are also used in soups and sauces. The seeds have a hard outer shell, so it should be boiled, roasted and ground or chewed well in order to make nutrients available for absorption. If not, the seeds pass through the digestive tract almost completely intact.
Aside from being rich in nutrients, watermelon seeds are low in calories as well. The nutrients found in watermelon seeds play a big role in proper bowel function, kill parasites and help in the treatment of jaundice.
The seeds are most valued by a substance containing, citrulline, which is a powerful antioxidant that can help alleviate the symptoms of erectile dysfunction and prevent enlargement of blood vessels. Moreover, watermelon seed tea eliminates all kinds of kidney problems, including kidney stones or kidney sands.
20-30 Grind watermelon seeds.
boiling water 2 liters for 15 minutes.
This amount is sufficient for 2 days. Pause on the third day.
Repeat the procedure in a couple of weeks always standing by on the third day.
Doctors advise to pick watermelon seeds during the summer so that they are available throughout the year.