Most people just throw out the watermelon seeds, but many people who eat them unknowingly benefit a lot from them. Watermelon seeds have numerous health benefits like improving your digestion.

In order to fully benefit from the seeds, you must boil and crush them to get all the helpful compounds. They contain dietary fibers which are required for a healthy digestive tract, while helping treat intestinal parasites, jaundice and inflammation.

The watermelon seeds also contain citrulline substances which act as antioxidants that can open blood vessels and help treat diseases such as arteriosclerosis, angina pectoris and high blood pressure. In the early 20th century, some American scientists wrote that watermelon seeds can be very helpful for treatment of kidney disease and urinary tract problems. They recommended a tea made from the seeds which is a strong diuretic and can easily get rid of kidney stones or sand.

Watermelon seeds are also great for your heart and muscles. Drinking watermelon seeds tea will improve your memory and concentration while also strengthening the skin. The seeds are great for male potency and are safe for diabetics while being an effective weapon against type 2 diabetes. They contain numerous essential nutrients such as iron, calcium, manganese, vitamins A, B and C, polyunsaturated and mono saturated healthy fats.

Here’s how to make watermelon seeds tea:

Crush 4 tablespoons of watermelon seeds and boil them for 15 minutes in 2 l. of water. Consume the tea for 2 days, them make a one-day break before preparing a new amount. Continue drinking it for a couple of weeks.