Coconut water is becoming more and more popular, even the big box stores are carrying coconut water in small and large containers. But most people don’t know how healing coconut water can really be… here are just a few healing attributes of coconut water.
Full of Electrolytes - Coconut water is much better than all those sugary drinks made for rehydrating after a workout. It’s all natural and contains all the essential trace minerals such as potassium and sodium for rehydration. And much less sugar and calories than all those man made drinks. And coconut water even causes less stomach upsets after a hard workout compared to sugary drinks.
Contains - Coconut water also contains calcium and phosphorus for strong bones, magnesium and manganese for enzyme production, copper and iron for anemia, zinc and selenium for boosting our immune system, plus a few more trace minerals and lauric acid, and a fair amount of fiber.
Lowers Blood Pressure - Because coconut water contains lots of potassium which is good for heart and water regulation… and for lowers blood pressure. And in this day and age when we have so many people with high blood pressure that’s very important.
Can Be Used as Plasma - Coconut water contains similar nutrients to those found in blood plasma. Thus during difficult times in third world countries, when regular blood plasma was not available coconut water was used successfully to replace plasma.
Good for the GI Tract - Coconut water is very soothing to the GI tact and helps to control acid reflux and gastritis.
Nausea, Vomiting, and Diarrhea - Coconut water is also good for those suffering from nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea because it replaces natural electrolytes.
Good for Weight Loss - Coconut water contains very little fat and has very few calories making it great for weight loss. And lots of people say they don’t feel as hungry when drinking coconut water.
Hangovers - Whenever we drink to much and feel hungover, coconut water works wonders for rehydrating.
Beautiful Skin - Our skin needs lots of electrolytes and water, thus coconut water can make our skin have that natural youthful look. No need for botox — have some coconut water and rehydrate. Also splashing some coconut water on just before going to bed is great for getting rid of wrinkles, stretch marks, and eczema.
Slows Aging - Coconut water contains cytokinins which slow the aging process.
Prevents Excessive Clotting - This delicious water also contains agents that prevent excessive clotting thus helping to prevent heart attacks and strokes.
Boosts Metabolism - Great tasting coconut water contains RNA-polymerases, acid phosphatase, diastase, catalase, and other agents that boost up our metabolism.
Vitamin C - Coconut water also contains some Vitamin C which is a powerful antioxidant for preventing and repairing DNA damage.
B-Vitamins - Coconut water also contains a good source of B Vitamins for boosting our vitality and improving our mood.
Increases Good Cholesterol - Coconut water increases good cholesterol (HDL Cholesterol) and prevents the formation of plaques in our arteries… thus lowering the possibility of cardiovascular challenges.
Protein - Coconut water also contains 18 different proteins which are important for every part of our body.
Good for the Urinary Tract - Coconut water is a natural diuretic which promotes urine flow. It also works to minimize the size of urinary stones and prevents urinary tract infections.
Blood Sugar Regulation - Coconut water balances blood sugar and increases insulin sensitivity, thus making it important for diabetics.
Alzheimer’s and Dementia - Coconut water contains trans-zeatin which has been used to treat alzheimer’s and dementia.
Best if Fresh - Coconut water starts to degrade fast if not refrigerated, so it’s best if it’s at all possible to drink coconut water directly from the coconut.
Green Coconuts - Remember green coconuts contain more coconut water and more nutrients than the brown mature coconuts.
Big Sales - Coconut water is taking off like gang busters with sales skyrocketing to millions of dollars all over the world.
No Side Effects - To date there are no known side effects to drinking coconut water.
Check the Label - Some coconut waters have added preservatives and chemicals. So read the labels carefully and go organic at all times.
Finding - Just about any supermarket and local health food store carry coconut water… and some stores carry fresh green coconuts.
Dr. Paul Haider - Master Herbalist
This information is meant to get you started… so you can do more research on your own… dig a little deeper and find what works for you. This article is for educational purposes only, I strongly recommend that you seek advice from your own GP, private doctor, or medical specialist for any ailment, illness, or medical condition.. this article not meant to be a scientific analysis in any way, shape, or form.
Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist and Spiritual Teacher for over 25 years, helping people to recover and feel healthy. You can also find Dr. Haider on FB under Dr. Paul Haider, Healing Herbs, and at www.paulhaider.com – feel free to connect with him any time.
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