Watermelon, also known as “Citrullus lanatus” is a fruit which contains a lot of water and is low in calories. Watermelon has a number of interesting benefits as well as its seeds. Watermelon seeds are a good source of iron, zinc and minerals. It can also help to lower blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of prostate cancer because of the lycopene it contains. Watermelon seeds also improves energy levels and enhances metabolic activity.
After getting to know the benefits of watermelon seeds, let’s look at how they are boiled for consumption.
5 tablespoons of watermelon seeds
2 liters of water
Mortar and pestle/rolling pin and zip lock bag
1.Crush and grind five tablespoons of watermelon seeds and set aside. You can crush the watermelon seeds with a small mortar and pestle or put them in a zip lock bag and use a rolling pin to crush them.
2.Bring two liters of water to boil and add the ground watermelon seeds. Let it boil for 15 minutes.
3.When it is ready, pour the watermelon seed tea into a mug. Let it cool down and drink.