Watermelon is almost like wonder melon. All you need is a hot summer and a few slices of a watermelon by your side. But it would be an even better option to watermelon juice is your side so that you may take every sip and relax to forget all about your tiring day. This is one of the most common fruits you can get in the market.
The scientific name for Watermelons is Citrullus Vulgaris. It is mostly water as its content as the name suggests. This is what makes it even more beneficial for your health. You are free to take watermelon juices any time you want. There is no unhealthy side effect for the over intake if this juice. You can take this juice especially if you are suffering from loose bowel or loss of appetite. You can also take watermelons if you have kidney diseases, spine disorder or dizziness. This is an instant source to quench your thirst on a hot summer day.
Preparing watermelon juice is easy. Probably this is the easiest procedure in any juice making history. But there is a smart way of preparing watermelon juices, which is not known to many people. Take a big size watermelon and cut a small portion of it. You must cut it in a way that you can fix it and make it look like the uncut one. Now pour some salt in the cut part and cover it tightly. Now keep it for few hours. And then you open the window of the fruit. You will get instant watermelon juice. You do not have to go for the squeezing procedure and all. This is a special process of you are planning to have instant juice when come from work. Do the cutting part in the morning. And when you come back in the evening, you will have instant source of energy.
It can lower high blood glucose levels and can also help men with erectile dysfunctions as can watermelon juice and flesh. Citrulline can boost the levels f nitric oxide in the body and this relaxes the blood vessels, which means that circulation is increased and an erection is more likely to take place, if the erectile dysfunction is not caused by psychological problems. You can use the rind to make a delicious pickle, which is an old recipe from the southern states of America.
Watermelon juice contains vitamins C, E and A along with some of the B-complex vitamins and folate, biotin and the minerals copper, potassium, iron, phosphorous and zinc, making it very healthy for everyone but for men's sexual health especially.
It contains the phytonutrient, lycopene which makes it red, along with the beta-carotene present in it in the form of Vitamin A. Lycopene has been shown to reduce the risk of prostate cancer and has been called a natural Viagra, so watermelons have the potential of being aphrodisiacs.
Lycopene and beta-carotene need heat to unlock their potency, so it is best to store your watermelon at room temperature rather than have it in the fridge. These substances give fruit their red colour, so tomatoes are an excellent source too as are red raspberries and strawberries and apricots, among other fruit.
Watermelons were first cultivated in ancient Egypt it is believed; they feature in wall paintings in the pyramids and were buried with the pharaohs, indicating that they were held in high esteem, probably because of their thirst-quenching abilities or perhaps because of their medicinal properties which we have been slow in discovering.
Why not get a watermelon next time you go on a shopping expedition and juice it to get the benefits from this beautiful, juicy red fruit? And don't throw any part of it away- everything has its health benefits- even the rind.