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9 Health benefits of coconut water
Take my word, coconut water apart from water, happens to be one of the purest liquid known to man, and the health benefits of coconut water are so numerous: but I will just list out nine of them
1) Coconut water when administered orally stops all kinds of adverse drug reactions.
2) In many cases, it is used in the treatment of damages caused by inappropriate administration of anti-microbial agents
3) Coconut water is germ free (pyrogen free: a substance that causes fever, especially a substance introduced into somebody's bloodstream) and as such naturally balanced with electrolytic substances like sodium, potassium, magnesium etc. this property makes it a good substitute for saline-glucose: a solution of common salt sodium chloride and distilled water, especially one having the same concentration as body fluids.
4) The oral intake of coconut water helps in breaking down and eliminating all forms of kidney and bladder stones, one health benefit that is low cost effective, and can save thousands of dollars that would have been put out for medical bills.
Coconut water have been found very useful as a natural oral
re-hydration therapy (ORT) , because of its isotonic properties
(balanced concentration of salts and minerals: specially formulated to
supply the body's chemical needs in situations in which minerals and
fluids are used up by the body, e.g. during vigorous exercise),
and electrolytic properties. I just went through Jen Solitude Hubs where she further explained this in her Hub- Pure Coconut Water - A Natural Electrolyte Replacement Sports Drink
6) It is on record that coconut water if taken during feverish conditions reduces fever, ii is also known to calm nervous and emotional imbalances.
7) Taking coconut water regularly aids in flushing the liver, since it contains lauric acid (a crystalline fatty acid. Source: coconut, laurel oils) which gives it anti-microbial properties and makes it suitable for treatment of some liver ailments like hepatitis.
8) It is known by many experts that coconut water contains the following supplements needed to sustain life:
- glucose: which acts as sugar for energy in the body when taken
- vitamin Bs: for replenishment of worn out cells and tissues
- vitamin C: to shield the body form ailments like scurvy
- potassium: which helps in lowering arterial blood pressure
9) Most importantly, coconut water acts as a detoxifying agent; and potentially the strongest antidote against any form of poison infusion in the body. One health benefit that have in the past saved many poison victims by neutralizing the effect of the poison in the blood. If administered for about 40 days, it flushes out the poison completely from the victim's blood stream.
This is just some of the many health benefits of taking coconut water, safe your self and your family some medical bills by trying out some of this tips, I assure you it works likes magic.