How Could Watermelon Help You in Treating ED

Updated on November 22nd, 2019
Watermelon for ED

Erectile dysfunction is the inability in keeping and getting a firm erection during sexual intercourse. Sex is the physical need of every human being. It gives you pleasure as well as reduces your stress and anxiety. Watermelon is beneficial for ED treatment as it contains L-citrulline, a nonessential amino acid which triggers the blood vessels to relax and improves the blood flow to the penis to make it harder to get an erection.

Do You Know?

  • The scientific name of watermelon is Citrullus Lanatus.
  • Watermelon is a vine-like flowering plant which belongs to the family of Cucurbitaceae.

Why Experts Refer to Watermelon for ED as a Natural Viagra?

benefits of watermelon

Watermelon acts as a natural viagra as it contains citrulline which relaxes the blood vessels much as viagra does. It also improves the blood flow to the penis, which makes it harder during sexual intercourse. Erectile dysfunction(1) damages the nerve impulses, which relaxes the muscles of the penis.

Watermelon increases the excitement level of men during sexual intercourse. More consumption of citrulline improves the blood flow of the body. But overdose of it may affect your body.

[ Also Read: Natural Remedies to Cure Erectile Dysfunction ]

A study conducted in 2011 where 24 men with erectile dysfunction were reported to have a maximum erection in their penis taking citrulline.

Other Benefits of Watermelon

1. Prevents Kidney Disorder

Watermelon contains potassium, which helps you to flush out the toxins and disposition from the kidney and urine tract. Watermelon reduces the concentration of uric acid(2) and lowers the chances of kidney damage.

2. Improves Heart Condition and Prevents Cancer

It contains lycopene, an antioxidant which protects your arteries against blood clots.

Side Effects of Watermelon

1. Intestinal Disorder

More and more consumption of lycopene-rich watermelon causes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and many other digestive related problems.

2. Cardiovascular Problems

cardiovascular problems

As watermelon contains a considerable amount of potassium and overeating watermelon could be too dangerous. It may increase the chance of heart attack and many heart-related problems.

3. Allergic Reactions

Overeating watermelon may cause allergic reactions in some people.

[Read: Herbs to Treat ED Naturally]

Recipes of Watermelon That You Could Enjoy and That Will Also Help You Out!

1. Minted Watermelon Salad


  • 4-5 cups of watermelon cubes
  • 1/2 sliced mint
  • vinegar
  • salt
  • pepper


Take a bowl and put the melon cubes along with mint in the bowl. Now add a few pinches of salt and black pepper. Toss it well. Now serve it with mint leaves.

2. Watermelon Juice for ED


  • 1 seedless watermelon
  • sugar (4 cups)
  • Ice cubes or water


Take a blender now put watermelon and sugar into it and blend it nicely. Transfer the blended watermelon in a glass and some ice cubes or cold water to it. Now serve it.

[Also Read: Benefits of Watermelon]

3. Asian Pork Burger with Minted Watermelon


  • Seedless watermelon (1pound)
  • Cucumber, mint, lime juice, kosher salt, and black pepper
  • Hamburger bun (4pcs), ground pork (1and half pound )
  • Onion, garlic
  • Soya sauce (2 tablespoons)
  • Canola oil for grilling and Asian – chili garlic sauce


Heat the griller, once the griller is heated; apply oil over it.  Now take a pan and add in it oil, toss the watermelon, cucumber, mint, lime juice, pepper, and salt.

Now mix the soya sauce and Asian chili garlic sauce and then add onions to it.  Now mix all these ingredients with the pork. Now grill the burger until the burger becomes brown. Once the burger is ready, put the pork stuffing between the burgers and serve with watermelon salad.

4. Watermelon Jelly

Watermelon Jelly


  • Watermelons (5cups)
  • Water (2 cups)
  • Sugar (1 cup)
  • Gelatin (2 tablespoons)
  • Lemon juice (2 tablespoons) and mint


  1. First, wash the watermelon and then cut it into small pieces. Make a puree from the chopped watermelon. Now add the gelatin to that puree.
  2. Now take a pan, add water in that pan along with few drops of gelatin and then put the watermelon in that pan.
  3. After this, add some warm water in the gelatin mixture so that the gelatin gets dissolved easily.
  4. Add sugar and mix it well until it gets dissolved with the mixture. Mix it well and transfer it into a bowl and refrigerate it for a night so that it becomes a jelly. Garnish the jelly with mint and serve it to family members and friends.

This watermelon recipe for ED is beneficial in treating ED

5. Watermelon Lime Cooler


  • Watermelons
  • lime juice
  • lime slices for garnishing
  • limeade concentrate
  • Ice


Take all the above ingredients in a blender except ice and blend it in a pureed form. Transfer the puree in a glass and add some cubes of ice into it. Now serve it with lemon slices.

Watermelon Improve Your Sex Drive

Watermelon viagra gives you stamina during sexual intercourse as watermelon has a rich source of citrulline which stimulates your body and improves the blood flow to your penis and makes it more harder. It gives maximum pleasure during sex.

Watermelon is a fruit which can be treated as natural viagra, and it helps in addressing the problem of erectile dysfunction. So if you have an issue of ED, you may eat natural watermelons viagra instead of medicated viagra to improve sexual intercourse. The best part is you can come up with some tasty recipes with this food that you can have in your breakfast or brunch and live a healthy life.

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