Is this narration authentic?
عظموا البطيخ فإنه من حلل الأرض ماؤه شفاء وحلاوته من الجنة
The Muhaddithun have declared this Hadith a fabrication. The Hadith should not be quoted.
(Dhaylul La-Alil Masnu’ah, Hadith: 651, Tanzihush Shari’ah, vol. 2 pg. 260)
Also see here.
Allow the watermelon to become huge for they are the garments of the earth. Its water/juice is a cure and the sweetness is from Jannah.
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar