Watermelon: Kidney, stomach, facial beauty, increases immunity

Updated: May 2016
Medicinal uses : Kidney pain, clears the urine and stomach, facial beauty, increases immunity, jaundice and have cold effects, increases sexual power.

Family:     Cucurbitaceae
Genus:     Citrullus
Species:     C. lanatus
English Name : Water Melon
Urdu Name: Tarbooz
Arabic Name: Bitteekh

Water-melon's uses: Kidney, stomach, facial beauty, increases immunity and sexual powerHealth Benefits/ Uses / Cures:

۩ Kidney Pain
۩ Facial Beauty
۩ Asthma Prevention
۩ Increases Immunity
۩ Reduced Ankle Blood Pressure
۩ Decreased Risk of Prostate Cancer
۩ Clears The Urine and Stomach
۩ Jaundice & Have cold effects
۩ Hydration
۩ Reduces chronic inflammation
۩ Digestion and regularity
۩ Skin and hair benefits
۩ Muscle soreness
۩ Cancer prevention

Note: Excess is not good. The consumption of more than 30 mg of lycopene daily could potentially cause nausea, diarrhea, indigestion and bloating.

Watermelon (Tarbooz) in Ahadith:

۞ Hazrat Aisha (radiyallah anha) reports that, Rasoolullah (Sallallaho alaihi wa’sallam) ate watermelon with fresh dates.
(Shama’il Muhammadiyah, The Fruits Eaten By Rasoolullah, Book 29, Hadith 189)

۞Hazrat Abdullah Bin Abbas (Radiyallahu Anhu ) narrates that Rasulullah (Sallallaho alaihi wa’sallam)  said, “Water melon is diet as well as drink. It washes and purifies the urinary bladder. (Ref missing)


Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 127 kJ (30 kcal)
7.55 g
Sugars 6.2 g
Dietary fiber 0.4 g
0.15 g
0.61 g
Vitamin A equiv.


28 μg


303 μg

Thiamine (B1)

0.033 mg

Riboflavin (B2)

0.021 mg

Niacin (B3)

0.178 mg

Pantothenic acid (B5)

0.221 mg

Vitamin B6

0.045 mg


4.1 mg

Vitamin C

8.1 mg


7 mg


0.24 mg


10 mg


0.038 mg


11 mg


112 mg


1 mg


0.1 mg

Other constituents
Water 91.45 g
Lycopene 4532 µg



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