have gone to the Caribbean, the Pacific Islands, Florida, Hawaii,
South America or Southern Asia and have tasted some very refreshing
coconut water. The palm trees you have become accustomed to while
on vacation are very potent sources of coconut water that has many
health benefits and uses that you probably did not know about. Coconut
water is the purest liquid second only to water itself. It is chock
full of electrolytes, calcium, potassium, magnesium; everything
that is good for you.
is the liquid that is taken from unripe coconuts. If coconuts get
ripe the liquid that is inside will harden and become a part of
the white flesh of the coconut, which is used to make coconut milk.
So, picking the coconut while it is unripe will ensure that the
body gets all the benefits of coconut water.
Water Hydrates the Body
is an isotonic solution which replaces the fluids and minerals that
the body loses during physical activities. For this reason, many
athletes and persons who work out regularly are encouraged to drink
coconut water to replace all the minerals and fluid that they lose
while working out. Even the United Nations Food and Agriculture
Organization (FAO) attest to the benefits of drinking coconut water
when it fought for a patent in 2000 to market coconut water as the
next big sports drinks.
Water Relieves Urinary Problems
If you consume
coconut water on a regular basis it can reduce urinary problems.
People who suffer from strangury, polyutra and other urinary ailments
drink coconut water to relieve their symptoms.
Water Kills Intestinal Worms
water with one teaspoon of olive oil for three days will kill intestinal
worms and clear the stomach of worms, which makes for better digestion.