Watermelon seeds are an unknown wonder; you throw them on the ground, you throw them in the trash, and very few eat them to aid in digestion. The seeds simply pass through the digestive tract and ease the food in digestion, so most of their beneficial properties go unnoticed and unused.
Cooking, grinding and roasting watermelon seeds are in order to use their natural healing powers. Watermelon seeds are high in fiber, aid in proper digestion and efficient in the treatment of intestinal parasites, jaundice, and inflammation.
Watermelon tea is considered to be a natural diuretic that is helpful for kidney cleansing. Watermelon is one of the best natural remedies known for kidney stones mostly because they contain the highest water content of any food, 92% water! They are extremely high in potassium, a form of salt that assists the body in dissolving kidney stones. Watermelons are high in nitric oxide and lycopene, both of which are wonderful for maintaining kidney health.
To make 2 liters, take 4 Tbsp. (approximately) Of fresh watermelon seeds and eight cups of water, which is equal to 2 liters of water. Grind the watermelon seeds either using a blender or a coffee grinder. The seeds can be removed from a fresh store-bought watermelon and do not have to be purchased separately. Watermelon seeds need to be fresh, so purchasing dried watermelon seeds is not advised.
Bring the water to a boil over high heat on the stove top. Pour the boiling water over the ground watermelon seeds. Allow the watermelon seeds to steep in the boiling water for 10 to 15 minutes. Allow the mixture to cool and strain the liquid.