Muskmelon or Kharbooja, also called as “Madhuphala” in Ayurveda is a nutrient-rich fruit. Muskmelon seeds are also rich in nutrients and have been used for various culinary purposes.
It is a beneficial summer fruit as it has cooling and diuretic properties that help to keep the body hydrated as well as eliminate toxins from the body.
Eating Muskmelon might help to manage blood pressure as it is rich in potassium which helps to relax the blood vessels and improve blood flow. Due to the high content of vitamin C in Muskmelon, it helps improve the immune system. Muskmelon can be included in the daily diet to assist in weight loss as it is low in calories and high in fiber. Moreover, it is also beneficial for eye health due to its high vitamin A content.
Muskmelon is beneficial for the skin as it is rich in antioxidants. Applying Muskmelon paste along with honey helps to get rid of wrinkles and gives the skin a natural glow.
Eating Muskmelon in excess should be avoided as it might upset your stomach.
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