A sweet and cold characteristic of watermelon that is associated with the organ meridian Spleen and Stomach. All constituent that belongs to watermelon and is essential to its nature, which includes rind; fruits and seeds are used in traditional medicine. The main active ingredient in watermelon is citrus, a chemical that raises the level of urea in the blood and the urine. The ground seeds are often incorporated with other herbs as a type of diuretic, and may also help in relieving urinary tract infections.
Another active benefits in watermelon, which helps in controlling to the normal range is blood pressure. Similar to tomatoes, watermelon is also an excellent source of lycopene.
Though, lycopene is not an essential nutrient for humans, but is commonly found in the diet, mainly from dishes ready with tomato sauce. When absorbed from the stomach, lycopene is transported in the blood by various lipoproteins and accumulates in the liver, adrenal glands and testes.
Those, already having problem kidney, dropsy or edema, should avoid it or take professional advise before use of it in excess.
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