The high content of omega acids & linoleic acid within watermelon seed oil assist in the removal of excess oil within the skin. It’s great for oily skin as it can be slightly drying. Unfortunately, I am unable to find how it rates on a comedogenicity scale, but it is widely claimed that it is not a pore-clogging oil.
In one study done on rats, an methanol extraction of watermelon rind showed antipyretic and anti-inflammatory effects on paw edema.
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