Watermelon belongs to the curcurbitaceae family and is botanically called Citullus lanatus. Besides giving you a sweet treat watermelon provides you with nutrients that have mighty benefits in your body. It is a great fruit for summers as it not only quenches your thirst, body but also replenishes all the minerals you lose by sweat. The potassium in watermelon is vital to keep your heart healthy and fit. It is also beneficial for your eyes as it is a rich source of beta-carotene which promotes good vision. It is also very good for someone who wants to lose weight as it contains 91% water and has very little calories. Besides, watermelon has benefits for the appearance of your skin. It helps neutralise the free radicals on your skin which can lead to skin damage.