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In summer the sweet and fragrant smell of Muskmelon attracts all the people along with children. Along with taste muskmelon are full of nutrients which treat many health disorders like constipation, hypertension, kidney disorders and insomnia along with several skin disorders.
Muskmelon is also called as cantaloupe and its scientific name is cucumis melo. It is further developed into other cultivated varieties like honeydew, Crenshaw and casaba. Muskmelon is originated to Iran. Muskmelon is a summer fruit that should be included in summer diet. Muskmelons are one of the sweet fruits available in summer. Muskmelons are good source of beta carotene, carbohydrates, iron, folic acid, fibre, potassium, vitamins A and vitamin C. Like watermelon, muskmelon is also known for its high water content. There are different types of muskmelon, with different size, shape, colour and taste. Some varieties of muskmelon are hara madhu, pusa sharbathi, arka rajhans, arka jeet, Punjab hybrid and pusa rasraj. Taste of melons differs from each other, some are sweet like honey and some are slightly sweeter than unripe pear. All melons contain unique musky taste. Muskmelons help children by providing essential nutrients and vitamins for their proper growth and eyesight. Along with muskmelon, muskmelon seeds are also very good for health.

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Benefits of Muskmelon :

Muskmelons provide us numerous incredible health benefits and they are also used as remedies for constipation. Some common health benefits of muskmelon are
Gastric ulcers
Pain inside of the stomach lining is called gastric ulcers. Muskmelons are very useful for gastric ulcers. Muskmelons give soothing effect to digestive system and helps in proper functioning. Muskmelons are recommended for gastric ulcers as these control gastric levels in the stomach. Muskmelon treat the symptoms of acidity, helps in digestion and treat other stomach problems. With high fibre and water content maintains a healthy digestive tract and also control constipation.
Maintains skin texture
Muskmelons are good food for healthy skin and treats skin problems like aczema. Muskmelons along with its high water contents also contain vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K and antioxidants which are very useful for healthy and glowing skin. Muskmelon juice can also be applied as lotion or scrub for the body to treat skin problems and makes skin soft and moisturised.
Vitamin C in muskmelon fights against free radicals and helps to maintain young and youthful skin. Muskmelon is useful for both dry and oily skin. Muskmelons help in hydrating and rejuvenate skin, it acts as an anti ageing agent and muskmelon juice also helps as first aid for burns.
Manage weight loss
Muskmelon is one of the amazing fruit for weight loss as it contains 95% of water and dietary fibre. Muskmelons have very low fat and has good amount of potassium which helps to maintain weight. Muskmelons contain low calories and high antioxidants which are very useful in losing weight. Muskmelon is an easily digestible fruit. Muskmelons give the feeling of stomach fullness and control the desire of high amount of food intake. Being low in fat, high in nutrients, carbohydrates and energy makes muskmelon an important fruit for healthy weight loss.
Some other important benefits of muskmelon are, they manages hypertension, improves vision, treats constipation, good for hair, treat kidney problems, protects heart, control cancers and helps to treat insomnia.

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