Throwing Out Watermelon Seeds

The benefits of tea vary according to the main ingredient it contains: green tea, honey, lemon, chamomile ... If these components are well-known, some are less like the infusion of watermelon seeds. It is believed to have useful natural diuretic properties to cleanse the kidneys of the stones and evacuate the urinary tract.

Tea is one of the oldest and most consumed drinks in the world. Thanks to the polyphenols it contains, its reputation has no secret for anyone. Polyphenols are mainly produced by vegetable substances. These antioxidants make tea an essential drink for good health because they possess anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and so on. Tea reduces stress, reduces cholesterol, reduces the risk of several cancers ... And if you alternate with infusions of watermelon pips, it is the jackpot!

The unsuspected benefits of watermelon pips

These small edible seeds are an important source of vitamin A (high presence of carotene), B and C, iron, calcium, manganese, antioxidants, etc. In addition, they contain fibers essential for proper functioning of the digestive system. Pips are very useful to fight intestinal parasites, and are strongly recommended to patients who suffer from jaundice and inflammatory diseases.

Citrulline, an amino acid present in seeds, acts as an antioxidant and helps to widen the blood vessels to facilitate the passage of oxygen.

This molecule is also useful for treating and preventing arteriosclerosis, hypertension and angina. It is also important to note the effectiveness of the consumption of watermelon seeds on the kidneys and the urinary tract, proved by numerous American studies carried out during the past century.

You should also know that watermelon pips stimulate and protect the heart and strengthen all the muscles of the human body. This ingredient is an excellent ally to preserve your memory and stay focused. Their benefits do not stop there because they even touch the skin of which they tighten the pores to make it shining.

How to Make Tea-based Watermelon Pips?

Ideally, the seeds should be boiled in 2 liters of water and regularly drunk for two days.

To get 2 liters of this drink, you will need about 4 teaspoons of fresh watermelon seeds and 8 cups of water (the equivalent of 2 liters). As for the seeds, it is strongly advised not to buy them separately in the trade because they have to be fresh. So buy a watermelon and decorticate it to get good seeds.

The first step of preparation is to pass the seeds in a coffee grinder. Then you have to put the water to boil on high. Once boiling, pour it over the ground watermelon pips. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes. Wait for your preparation to cool and then store it in a container of your choice.

How to drink tea?

Drink your mixture for two days then take a day off. Most followers choose to drink half the drink (equivalent to 4 cups) per day. Before proceeding this way, make sure you have enough liquid for the next day.

It is recommended to drink watermelon seed tea at least once a day, three days a week.

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