Useful properties of melon

Use a melon - in its composition. It contains fiber, potassium, vitamin PP, B, C, carotene, phosphorus, copper, silicon, magnesium, calcium, organic acids, carbohydrates.

Silicon has a beneficial effect on the condition of the hair, skin, magnesium useful for perfusion and cardiac muscle, vitamin C stimulates the immune system, nervous system support, carotene improves complexion and vision.

Because of folic acid appear the following useful properties of melon: improves mood, increases emotional balance, helps with menstrual irregularities.

Calorie melon - 33kkal in 100g of pulp.

Application melons

Regularly eat melon is recommended for atherosclerosis, exhaustion, liver disease, kidney stones, urinary bladder.

The flesh of melon is well absorbed, it stimulates bowel function, helps with various digestive problems.

The use of this fruit reduces the toxicity of antibiotics, so to prevent harm melon recommend taking those passes duration of antibiotic therapy.

Pregnant women are advised to eat a melon - to prevent constipation, hemorrhoids, treatment of anemia.

Melon juice mixed with a decoction of parsley helps with kidney stones and in its purest form - at a cold and catching the worms. To expel parasites is recommended in the morning on an empty stomach to drink a glass of papaya juice. This tool is especially useful for children - the juice a pleasant taste, is harmless and is rich in vitamins.

Useful properties of melon manifested in external its application. Breast compress of fruit pulp improves when asthma attacks, bronchitis, pneumonia. Also, melon rind and pulp can be applied to bruises, abscesses on the skin - so they will be faster.

Melon rind is useful because it contained chlorophyll. It is recommended to use a clean and chopped rind and carefully eat away the flesh - up to the crust.

Due to the low calorie melon has been used successfully for weight loss. Melon diet is calculated on month. For breakfast, eat relies 300g melon, dinner can be prepared from conventional products, except in sweets and flour products (dinner only recommended three hours after breakfast). At dinner, again you need to restrict melon jam and drink can not be. Due to the beneficial properties of melon it helps not only lose 6-8kg per month, but also clean the intestines.

Helps relieve allergy attack melon bath: the warm, heated to 37 ° C water is poured a glass of juice melon, melon rind dipped or pieces of fruit.

Use melon not only in pulp and peel, but in its seeds. Dried and crushed melon seeds are effective in low potency. For the treatment of this disease is recommended to take a powder from melon seeds three times a day for 1 teaspoon of the second.

 Use papaya juice is the same as on the melon
 Infusion melon seeds can be used as a diuretic. To prepare spoon a tablespoon of seeds pour a glass of boiling water, hold three hours of warmth. Take the infusion should be 5 times a day for 100 ml.

Use a melon is known in cosmetology. It is noted that the mask melon tone and nourish the skin on the face and lips. After a month of constant use of melon flesh as masks markedly improved appearance of the skin, increases its elasticity.


Despite the low calorie, melon is not recommended for patients with diabetes - is not fully understood as the act it contains sugar and carbohydrates on blood sugar. Considerable damage to the melon can do for those who have discovered gastrointestinal ulcers.

You can not combine the melon and alcohol, sour milk and cold water. It is undesirable to use it immediately after a meal. To avoid damage to the melon, it is desirable to have a break between meals during the day.