Health benefits of the coconut

There’s more to the coconut tree than just its beauty. This unique tree is not only a pleasure to behold, but also a pleasure to partake. The coconut, its milk and flesh, has for ages been used to enhance a wide variety of dishes. 

There’s more to the coconut tree than just its beauty. This unique tree is not only a pleasure to behold, but also a pleasure to partake. The coconut, its milk and flesh, has for ages been used to enhance a wide variety of dishes. 

Coastal communities use the coconut for almost all dishes including desserts.  The coconut does not only taste good, it also has many benefits to our health. A fermented drink is also made from the coconut palm’s sap.

Coconut oil, a particular type of fat made from dried coconut meat is used for commercial frying and in candies and margarines, as well as in non-edible products such as soaps and cosmetics.

In many tropical countries, coconut water for re-hydration. The coconut water is low in fats and calories have no cholesterol, and have a natural balance of sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium that makes it a healthy electrolyte drink.

This fluid has also been used intravenously to stabilize electrolytes. Further more, coconut helps to prevent intestinal gas, aids in removing toxins and increases the digestive tract’s ability to absorb nutrients.

Coconut balances acid levels and flushes toxins out. The calming, cooling benefits of coconut water relieve burning sensations and hot flashes and restores emotional stability in menopausal women.

This property of coconut water also makes it an excellent choice for liver problems, hepatitis or inflammation. Since it regulates the functioning of the intestine, the coconut water propitiates to the user a smoother and pretty skin.

Beyond ingestion, the coconut water can also be used directly on the face, for skin hydration. Coconut products can also be used by women on their hair and skin as well as consuming it.

It is a common ingredient in beauty products. The above health values that coconut contributes to our life have also a great link to its qualities.

The coconut water is low in Carbohydrates, almost 99 percent free from fats, and has low naturally occurring sugar. This water also keeps the body cool and at the proper temperature.

Contains organic compounds possessing growth promoting properties, cures malnourishment, effective in the treatment of kidney and urethral stones, natural drink for feeding infants suffering from intestinal disturbances.

This water is an excellent oral re-hydration medium, an all natural isotonic for all ages. It re-hydrates naturally, free of added sugars or chemicals. It has lower arterial pressure, relieve spasms and stomach pain and ease burns.

The coconut water is a natural diuretic. The presence of saline and albumen makes it an excellent drink in cholera cases, maintains the human body’s natural fluid levels, it can be injected intravenously in emergency cases.

It is also found as a blood plasma substitute because it is sterile, does not produce heat, and does not destroy red blood cells and is readily accepted by the body. 

It helps in carrying nutrients and oxygen to cells, excellent all natural water to drink while relaxing, meditating, and driving, eating, and physical activities.

It eliminates swelling in hands and feet, normalize the intestinal function and raise metabolism. Heal damage induced by antibiotics and toxins in the digestive tract.

The fluid also boosts poor circulation; it is truly a life giving fluid. The special harvesting and processing procedures allow it to package and pasteurize the natural coconut waters that are biologically pure, with no need for adding any preservatives.

Exquisitely tasting and full of all the natural fluids, vitamins, nutrients, sugars, minerals and salts demanded and needed by people of all age groups.

Important to notice is that the oil from the coconut plant contains medium fatty acids which by passes the carnitine system and goes directly to the liver to be metabolized into energy. 

It increases thermogenesis and metabolism and reduces body weight. Additionally, this oil also reduces low density lipids which contain high contents of cholesterol and increases high density cholesterol which is an important type of cholesterol in our body.

People should know the vast healing benefits of coconut oil. Coconuts contains anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-microbial. The lurid acid in coconuts is also used to heal digestive tract disorders such as Leaky Gut Syndrome.