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Muskmelon Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Cucumis Melo
Hindi Name
Kharbuza, Kharbooza
Chinese Name
Gua Di

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Muskmelon Cures


Action of Muskmelon

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Muskmelon

Taste of

Nature of


Parts Used

Root, Pulp, Seed, Kernel

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Muskmelon

Avoid use during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding.
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Muskmelon is a climber.
It is an annual.
It grows in a tropical
It climbs up to 1.5 M.
Best used for Indigestion.

In TCM :
Muskmelon Base : Gua Di
Muskmelon Stem : Tian Gua Di
Muskmelon Seed : Tian Gua Zi
Meridian associated : Stomach


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Materia Medica for Muskmelon

Muskmelon General

The hindi name of Muskmelon is Kharbooza. Muskmelon is associated to the Cucurbitaceae family. It is a fruit of the summer season. It contains high percentage of water and is popular for its sweet taste, cooling action and nutritional benefits.

Muskmelon is a Digestive fruit. It regulates the bowel movements and stimulates the digestive system. The dietary fiber and high level of water in muskmelon helps in curing Constipation. It increases the appetite and the urge of eating. Muskmelon is a cure for Stomach Problems and Acid Reflux.

Muskmelon is packed with Vitamins and Folic acid. These nutrients are needed for Skin health. Muskmelon makes the skin soft and glowing. The presence of Vitamin K, Vitamin B and Vitamin E in Muskmelon rejuvenates and hydrates the skin. The Vitamin A and C facilitates the regeneration of cells and helps in formation of collagen. Collagen improves the firmness of the Skin and speeds up the healing of Wounds. Muskmelon acts as an Antiaging fruit. It reduces Wrinkles, dark circles and maintains the skin elasticity.

Muskmelon is a cure for Heavy Menstrual Bleeding. It regulates the blood flow and prevents the formation of Blood Clots. It eases the condition in Menstrual Cramps.

Muskmelon is an ideal fruit for a Pregnant Lady. It contains folate. Folate is needed for the growth of the baby. It reduces the risk of birth defects. It alleviates the problem of Morning Sickness. The Galactagogue action of Muskmelon increases the production of breast milk in lactating mothers.

Muskmelon nourishes the scalp and keeps the hair healthy. The presence of Insonitol prevents Hair Loss and enhances Hair growth. It acts as a hair conditioner. Mash a Muskmelon to form a paste. Apply the paste on hair and wash it after 10 to 15 minutes. This nourishes the scalp and gives a shiny look to the hair.

Caution : Allergic person should avoid the consumption.
Keywords : Constipation, Acid Reflux, Stomach Problems, Wounds, Wrinkles, Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, Blood Clots, Muscles Cramps, Morning Sickness, Hair Loss.
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Nikita abrol ( Jammu,india )
02 Jun 2016
Are muskmelon seeds good for diabetic person?
29 Jun 2016
Nikita Muskmelon seed improve bone density, will the chances of developing Type 2 diabetes.
So you may take it, the seeds are also used in treating migraines, insomnia, and depression.
Amol Sonone ( India )
16 Mar 2017
what is the reaction in muskmelon and milk if we make muskmelonshake, it is good for helth.
22 Mar 2017
Amol it's really very very good for health specially in summer
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