The Pacific Islanders believe that it is the cure for all illness, which is why the palm tree (from which coconuts are grown) is known as the Tree of Life. Coconut oil is thought to possess healing properties above and beyond that of any other dietary oils.
Eating coconuts are excellent for one’s immunity. They are antiviral, anti-fungal, antibacterial, and anti-parasitic, meaning they kill harmful bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Coconut helps treat some of mankind’s worst and most resilient of illness such as influenza, giardia, lice, throat infections, urinary tract infections, tapeworms, herpes, gonorrhea, bronchitis, and numerous other ailments caused by microbial.
Whether you eat the meat, drink the juice, or consume it as oil, coconuts are delicious and nutritious source of fiber, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. It has tons of calcium, potassium, and magnesium, as well as plenty of electrolytes. in fact, coconut water is known to have same electrolyte level as human plasma, and has even been used for plasma transfusion.
Coconut Oil: Excellent for keeping one young and beautiful. Its antioxidant properties slow down the aging process. Put a little bit of oil on your skin every to keep it nice and smooth, as well as free from dryness, best moisturizer for skin. Apply before showering. Coconut oil is also known to treat skin disorders such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. Helps hair to become more healthy and lustrous. Coconut oil lowers cholesterol and reduces the chances of heart diseases.
Coconut Water: Naturally refreshing with low calories and low sugar contents, fat and cholesterol free with more potassium than four bananas, and super hydrating but it is low in carbohydrates and sodium. Coconut water is a clear liquid in the fruit’s center that is tapped from young, green coconuts. Applying coconut water to the roots of hair keeps them strong. It is believed to help in weight loss as well by increasing the body metabolism. Dabbing it on your skin will give you a glow. So keep drinking and keep dabbing on your skin for a glow.
Coconut Meat: supports the development of strong, healthy bones and teeth, it also prevents osteoporosis, a condition in which the bones become thin and fragile and lose their density. One cup of raw coconut meat contains 283 calories, most of which comes from its 26.8g of fat. While most plant foods contain very little saturated fat, coconut meat contains a large amount, with 23.8g per cup. However, most of the fat in coconut is a medium chain fatty acid, that are broken down much faster than long chain fatty acids. Coconut meat is high in fiber, with one cup containing 7.2g, which is more than 20 percent of the recommended daily amount for most adults. Fiber assists in the digestion process, fiber can also help in feeling full, which is important if trying to loss weight. It is also high in manganese which helps you metabolize both fat and protein. It also supports both in immune and nervous system and promotes stable blood sugar level. Manganese also helps your body use other nutrients such as iron and vitamin E. Coconut meat also provides potassium and copper, which is essential for proper fluid balance within your cells. It is necessary or proper heart unction and muscle growth. Copper is important or the production of red blood cells.
Coconut Husk: It can be used in many creative ways, such as making carpets, rugs, door mats, mattresses, brushes, bristles, lower pots. The coconut husk is so versatile, they even make filters for the aquarium. It is also perfect medium for growing plants (cocopeat/coir)