How to make coconut water kefir - Weight loss and Energy booster
Benefits of Kefir
Kefir is a drink that is made from acid milk kefir grains that are used to ferment milk lactose (milk sugar) to form lactic acid, carbon dioxide and alcohol. Kefir grains are a combination of bacteria and yeast (fungus) in a mixture of proteins, lipids and sugars. This symbiosis of form granular substances similar to cauliflower.
Today, kefir is becoming increasingly popular thanks to new research on the uses of it brings health. Kefir grains are a very dynamic and complex community of micro-organisms that are found in many different types of bacteria and fungi.
Because of these substances and the properties developed in Tibetan mushroom fermented milk, kefir is the ideal treatment for pregnant women (fetal enhances immunity, helps his mother move better than all those bad feelings they cause to pregnancy), but especially for those who are addicted to alcohol. In general, however, treatment with kefir helps restore the body in any situation and can be used with much success, even as a cosmetic treatment.
Tibetan milk inoculated with the fungus manages to suppress the growth of pathogens in the gut as: Salmonella or Shigella, thanks to the complexity of kefir grain molecule and the mode of action of microorganisms forming the kefir grain. Successful fight against urinary tract infections and E. coli.
Coconut water is that transparent liquid that you may find inside a coconut, when you crack it.
This coconut water is used in combination with water kefir grains ( not standard milk kefir grains ) to make a healthy, nutritious water coconut kefir.
Do not mistake coconut water by coconut milk. Coconut water is the clear liquid that is inside a coconut, while Coconut milk is made from coconut pulp, which is then crushed and pressed. Furthermore, coconut oil, coconut milk is produced.
Coconut water is "extracted" from green coconuts that have not yet reached maturity
As the coconut matures, the water content decreases, which is stored in the pulp, and becomes increasingly thicker. So if you already picture yourself enjoying coconut water with a straw straight from a coconut, maybe you should wait a little until you get to an exotic country.
Unfortunately, green coconuts may not be found in supermarkets. The good news is you can always buy organic coconut water from stores or specialized sites.
Water Kefir Grains
Water kefir, Caucasian kefir or "Japan Water Crystals" - under those names are known the water kefir grains - and they are part of a fungi group from Sacharomyces group that develops and multiply rapidly and they are some puzzling living organisms, which even experts do not know too much about. The liquid in which they grow for 2-3 days is the cure which is spoken so much about and which is believed to be one of the secrets of longevity of the famous Caucasians.
In Caucasian regions this fluid is used in place of drinking water, and is used at any age.
Caucasian residents are well aware about the drinking effects of water kefir. Results: the lifespan of the population in this part of the world is higher than in other places of the world.
Professor Man Kiu researched the beneficial effects of water kefir products in the Caucasus, all of his life, and nobody knows how it helps cure tuberculosis and many other diseases.
In Germany the effect of water kefir was discovered by Dr. Draselc, even before the Second World War. Dr. Draselc's kefir cured people with respiratory diseases, ulcers, stomach cramps, chronic gut inflammation, hepatitis and helped recovering from a serious of illnesses.
For lactating mothers that can't provide enought milk, kefir is used in addition to breast milk.
Water kefir is great for: nervous system diseases, bronchitis, asthma, cataracts, heart attack, kidney disease, gallbladder, liver (hepatitis "A"), diseases of the stomach and intestines (ulcer, diarrhea, constipation), allergies, eczema , ulcers, anemia, leukemia.
Water Coconut Kefir
If you want to combine the benefits of water kefir grains and coconut water you can simply prepare the water coconut kefir.
First you need to buy the water kefir crystals and coconut water, there are plenty of websites that sell this stuff, make sure it is natural, organic.
Should note that all containers and ustensils below shall be of plastic and/or glass.
Any metals are depreciating and/or killing the kefir micro-organisms and their curing skills.
= A 3 liter glass jar with lid.
= a large colander (about 30 cm. diameter) with holes of 2/2 mm
= a funnel
= a plastic spoon (wooden spoon is contraindicated)
= a plastic and/or glass bottle for a half liter to preserve kefir.
Pour out the coconut water into the larger glass jar and drop the kefir grains in. Do not tighten a lid over the jar. Keep the air flowing. Wrap a towel over and around the jar and keep in a warm place for 36 to 48 hours – maybe longer depending on the indoor temp (you want it warmer for these kinds of ferments).
That's it! You can taste it, it should be a little sour and acid.