Watermelon Rind is full of lots of healthy ingredients and can make a great drink and also add fiber to your diet.
Watermelon Rind contains iron, zinc, betacarotene, Vitamin C, Lycopene which are all important for boosting your immune system. Plus B Vitamins, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and other trace minerals.
Watermelon Rind also contains citrulline which is a great antioxidant and also changes into arginine which is very important for a healthy cardiovascular system, boosting your immune system, healthy endocrine system and also helps prevent erectile dysfunction by relaxing blood vessels and some call it the natural viagra, and studies are being done on it’s effects on libido.
Studies show that rubbing watermelon rind on your skin can make your acne go away.
And the amount of Lycopene in Watermelon can be higher than that found in tomatoes. And lycopene is very important for preventing macular degeneration of the eyes.
And watermelon rind can lower blood pressure, prevent strokes, and help regulate blood sugar and also help prevent cancer.
Watermelon rind makes a great drink if you blend it, add citrus juice and a little something to sweeten it. Also it can be made into pies, pickles, sauces, and all kinds of great tasting foods.
You might give Watermelon Rind a try, it’s good for you.
Paul Haider – Master Herbalist