Watermelon is a nutritious fruit which many people eat in the present day. It has many proven nutritious benefits. All the parts of water melon, from the red succulent parts to the rind (back) have so many health benefits which is not known to a lot of people consuming the fruit.
The rind of watermelon is the part which houses all other parts of the fruit and as such, is the primary part where most of the nutrients are formed and stored. Many people ignorant of their health benefits trashes them immediately after consuming the succulent parts.
Although it is a bit hard and rough unlike the succulent red part, it is also edible and it has many health benefits that do not share the same importance with the succulent part.
It contains some vitamin supplements which boosts immune system and helps in skincare.
What are then these hidden nutritious benefits of watermelon rind?1. They are used to remove stretch marks:
Stretch marks are stubborn marks on the body which are sometimes called birth marks. Watermelon rinds contains anti oxidants which reacts with the melanin on the skin and can over time, make for a smooth and fresh skin.
After eating the succulent part of the watermelon, reserve the rinds for your stretch marks. Use the rinds to massage the place where the marks are evident. Do this consistently to obtain a better result.2. It can be used to remove pimples
As powerful as this rind is, it kills bacteria that causes pimples and clears dark spots. It is a proven natural remedy for pimples as it can be used to smoothen the skin.
Reserving the rinds after eating the succulent parts is the first thing to do. Gently massage over the face, neck or back where the pimples are. Repeat this act until a better result is experienced.