Having a netlike/ reticulated skin covering, its a round melon with firm, orange, moderately sweet flesh and a thin, reticulated, light-grey rind.
Muskmelons have cooling properties. They are good for skin and help in weight loss. Also cures constipation, bladder infections and fatigue. Folic acid, which is essential for pregnant women to prevent natural defects in the foetus is abundantly present in musk melon. Good source of vitamin C, potassium and dietary fiber.