Melon (Pepones)

Origin:

Country of origin: Africa and Southeast Asia
Cultivation: Worldwide

Valuable substances in melon:

Water, vitamins A, B, C, beta - carotene, lycopene protein, calcium, phosphorus, copper and iron

Health benefits:
  • Decreases risk of cancer, Alzheimer's and other diseases caused by free radicals
  • Soothes stomach and regulates digestion
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Relieves discomfort, toothache, menstrual pain, stress
  • Improves vision and breathing
  • Nourishes the fetus
Beauty benefits:
  • Increases the amount of collagen in cells and keeps the skin supple
  • Treats skin diseases and hair loss
  • Hydrates and nourishes skin and hair
  • Speeds up the hair regeneration
How do celebrities use it?

Julia Roberts and Jennifer Lopez use anti-aging creams with melon extract, but also use the fruit for homemade scrub and mask thus boosting skin radiance, keep it perfectly smooth and protect it from the sun.