1. Reduces blood pressure Watermelon is a good source of potassium and enhances blood flow. The flesh and rind  have L-citrulline,  an amino acid  that helps  to regulate  blood  pressure.

2. Aids digestion and weight loss It is rich in fibre and low in calories, making it a perfect snack for weight loss. Its high  fibre content  helps one  feel fuller for  longer and  helps in  improving  metabolism.

3. Helps in skin revival The rind is also rich in antioxidants like lycopene and other flavonoids. This  helps minimise  wrinkles and  blemishes  on the skin,  and boost  collagen  production.

4. Boosts immunity A single cup of rind juice contains more than 30 percent of one’s  required daily Vitamin C intake, which is essential for the  immune  system.

5. Anti-inflammatory properties Lycopene, an antioxidant found in watermelon rind helps reduce  inflammation. Consuming  the rind can  help relieve  skin  inflammation  and  arthritis  pain.

6. Promote sexual health The rind is rich in the amino acid  citrulline, which  has  libido-boosting properties.