Nature is all about balance. It brings us the summer heat and cooling foods to help our bodies self-regulate. One of the best cooling foods is watermelon juice. Otherwise known as xi gua, this superfood-as-medicine has been included in Chinese herbal textbooks for centuries. Its ability to cool summer fevers, soothe sunburns, and heal inflammation in the body is unparalleled.
Watermelon is made up of 98 percent water—something our body craves in the intense summer heat. We add a little lime to it for the antioxidant benefits – and also to jazz up the flavour. It's available only during the summer months so enjoy it while it lasts!