Melone medizinische Eigenschaften


What are the health benefits of melon?

The list of everything that Melone pulp contains may seem frightening at first glance: water, sugars and starch, proteins, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, free organic acids, Kalium, Eisen, vitamins C, PP, B1, B2, carotene, folic acid, Magnesium, Phosphor, Kalzium, Honig, inositol, Silizium … Abracadabra? Yes. But extremely useful. Let’s try to figure it out.

Silizium has a beneficial effect on the condition of the skin and hair, iron is useful for the circulatory system (and, by the way, there is 17 times more of it in a melon than in Milch, and 3 times more than in Fisch), –reich an Antioxidantien strengthens the nervous system and improves immunity.

Beta-Carotin (and there is even more of it in a melon than in a carrot!) Provides us with a noble Pfirsich skin tone, makes it smooth. A substance with a strange name “Inosit»Promotes hair growth and makes it thicker.


Folsäure extremely useful for the nervous system – it is responsible for emotional balance and good mood. AND Magnesium very good for the heart muscle.

Melon medicine

But the melon can not only be eaten. Adherents of traditional methods of treatment make lotions, compresses, drops, rinses and even baths from the melon! Whether all these remedies help with multiple ailments is a big question. But why not give it a try? Moreover, it is usually very pleasant.

Melone Saft is also considered to be healing. It helps with a cold, urolithiasis (it is advised to drink melon juice with a decoction of Petersilie) and expels worms from the body (it is advised to take 1 glass of juice in the morning on an empty stomach).

Melon bath

A glass of melon juice is poured into warm, but not hot water (36-37 ° C), melon or melon rinds cut into pieces are placed. It is believed that such a bath will help relieve an allergy attack.

Melon compress

Melon pulp compress on the chest relieves bronchitis, pneumonia and asthma attacks. Melon pulp and melon peels are advised to be applied to abscesses and bruises – it is believed that then they will pass faster.

How to eat a melon

The main rule is to eat only melon. Just do not think that we are urging you to abandon the rest of the foods. The fact is that melon is a heavy product (just because of the fiber, which causes intestinal relaxation), it itself is a serious burden on the body. Therefore, mixing it with something else, especially with Alkohol and dairy foods, to put it mildly, is not worth it – the effect may be the most unexpected. It is best to eat the melon two hours before or after your main meal. And the main thing is to know when to stop: no matter how tasty this fragrant beauty is, you should not get carried away.

Who is not allowed to eat melon?

There are practically no such people. But in some cases, you should still be careful.

  • Nursing mothers should be especially careful – the baby may have problems with stool.
  • For a long time it was believed that melon is contraindicated for patients with diabetes – because of the large amount of various sugars in its pulp. Whether this is true or not is not fully known, so those who still have problems with blood sugar should not risk it.
  • With an ulcer of the stomach or duodenum, you will also have to refrain from this delicacy.

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