Spanish scientists have discovered that watermelon juice can ease sore muscles after exercise, lowers blood pressure and improves male potency.
Watermelon has amino acid citrulline that is specific for influence on reducing the muscle pain. Citrulline has antioxidant activity and as such can produce oxygen in the trachea, which induces relaxation and dilation of blood vessels, platforms with erectile dysfunction (impotence), hypertension and atherosclerosis.
The results showed that consuming watermelon juice you feel significantly less muscle soreness.
Watermelon juice has the potential to become a new functional drink for athletes.