Watermelon seed oil is full of great health benefits… and wonderful for the skin.
Watermelon seed oil is sometimes called Ootanga oil or Kalahari oil and is produced in abundance in Africa.
Linoleic acid – Watermelon seed oil contain more than 60% Linoleic Acid which is great for the skin, cardiovascular health, to prevent strokes, cancer, and more.
Omega Fatty Acids – Watermelon seed oil contains lots of omega 3, 6, and 9 fatty acids which are all great for immune health, cardiovascular health, healthy skin, and nervous system.
Also contains – Watermelon seed oil also contains steric acid, palmitic acid, and oleic acid which are powerful acids that are also found in other foods such as chocolate. And studies show that these types of fatty acids also help with lowering LDL cholesterol or bad cholesterol… and increase HDL or good cholesterol. And watermelon seed oil contains mostly unsaturated fat.
Also contains B-Vitamins for health and vitality, arginine which is great for helping to release nitric oxide… thus it could health with sexual dysfunction in men. Nitrous oxide helps to enlarge vessels… and thus also helps with cardiovascular health.
Also contains zinc for boosting your immune system, copper for anemia, and manganese for creating enzymes, and magnesium for osteoporosis, heart health, blood pressure, and diabetes.
Lowers Blood Pressure – Watermelon seed oil contains great fatty acids that help to lower blood pressure.
Diuretic – Watermelon seed oil is a good diuretic helping to get rid of excess water weight… and detox the body and kidneys.
Blood Sugar – Watermelon seed oil can also help regulate blood sugar.
Antioxidants – Watermelon seeds contain powerful antioxidants that help to slow the aging process and repair DNA damage.
Skin – Watermelon seed oil is one of the few great oils that really penetrates deep into the skin to help rejuvenate and create healthy glowing skin. It opens up skin pores, gets rid of sebum, grease, and oils… and helps with acne. Watermelon seed oil works great for all types of skin – oily, dry, and even those who have acne. Watermelon seed oil has water soluble properties making it great for skin absorption.
Watermelon seed oil has anti-aging properties, which creates youthful elasticity for the skin… and it’s great for wrinkles.
Face Mask for Acne – Mix in a food processor watermelon seeds and a small amount of water to create a paste, then add some lemon juice… it makes great face mask that works wonders for acne.
Great for Hair – Watermelon seed oil is wonderful for lustrous hair, because it’s not greasy and gives your hair that wonderful shine. And the antioxidants in watermelon seed oil also help with itchy scalp and dandruff.
Internally – Taking watermelon seed oil internally is great for mucus membranes, helps with heart health, boosts the immune system, and the nervous system.
Other Uses – Watermelon seed oil has a low viscosity and very little smell… making it a great carrier oil for aromatherapy.
Cooking – Watermelon seed oil makes a great cooking oil that can substitute for other types of cooking oil with very little taste or smell. It can also be used on salads and in salad dressings, but cooking watermelon seed oil does degrade the omega oils… so it’s best to use the oil without heating if at all possible.
Keeps Well – Watermelon seed oil will keep for 1 to 2 years.
Used in Cosmetics – Watermelon seed oil is commonly used in lotions, soaps, eye creams, baby products, and works well to replace baby oil.
Finding – Just google “Buy Watermelon Seed Oil” and lots of place to buy watermelon seed oil on-line will come up. Or ask for watermelon seed oil at your local health food store… and you could also cold press your own watermelon seeds to make your own oil.
Feel Free to Share – This information is meant to get you started… so you can do more research on your own… dig a little deeper and find what works for you. This article is for educational purposes only, I strongly recommend that you seek advice from your own GP, private doctor, or medical specialist for any ailment, illness, or medical condition.. this article not meant to be a scientific analysis in any way, shape, or form.
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