Harvested in winters, the winter melon has a juicy interior with mild aroma, but a lot of people do not consider it a fruit – and that is because this particular melon is a is a large wine vegetable, which is also known as Benincasa hispida. It weighs around 30 pounds and is 25 – 40 cm long.
Winter melon contains a number of vitamins and minerals that keep infections at bay and detoxifies the liver. It enhances cognitive functions and combats anemia. This vegetable is known to repair damaged tissues and soothes sunburned skin. Moreover, people with severe headaches can consume it too for soothing results.