The water-melon contains:
- Fructose to 8 %,
- Folic acid,
- Ascorbic acid,
- Nicotinic acid,
- Inorganic acids,
- Potash,
- Iron,
- Other minerals.
The water-melon has dietary fiber.
  The water-melon is used at:
- iron deficiency anemia,
- Diseases of cardiovascular systems,
- Illnesses of liver,
- Illnesses of kidneys,
- Illnesses of bladder,
- Urate diathesis,
- Illnesses of urinal ways (it is used as a diuretic).
 Water-melon juice is used for effective excretion of stones from the specified organs.
Water-melon is valuable as a prophylactic against hypovitaminosis