Coconut – The relationship with this one and us, the south Indians is everlasting one. We use it in food, skin and hair care routines. This fruit (Yes, it is not a nut. Strange huun??) has amazing properties which makes it so useful.
Between, have you ever wondered from where did this name ‘coconut’ came??? The one who reached India while his exploration, Vasco da Gama. Yes, he gave the name coco by seeing the eyes of coconut.( You know what I mean right???) So, when this coco reached England, Britishers added the suffix nut. Thus – Coconut.
I am a huge lover of coconut water and the pulp. They just taste delicious. The water, its so sweet and makes my soul happy. ( The pure South Indian girl inside me is talking…!!!)
If you drink it, you will get multiple health benefits like –
Physical Health –
- Lowers the blood pressure
- Increases digestion.
- Bye bye to dehydration
- Prevents Kidney stones
- Cardiovascular system will be improved
- Reduces Bloating
- Treats Diarrhea
- Aids weight loss
- Has anti tumor properties
- Boosts immunity
Mental Health –
I am explicitly writing down this section. Because I strongly believe that the mental health is much more important than your physical health. Because every thing depends on what is your mental status is. Trust me if you do not have a stale happy mental status, your society status will never be of any use.
So, if you feel you are having a bad day(I am not using the word depressed. It is a huge word and this remedy I am gonna say might or might not help.) get a coconut and drink the coconut water. It has proven that it does have properties to fight depression.
PS: One extra tip – while sipping the coconut water, kindly stay away from electronic gadgets. Try to connect with your close ones or with the world around you. You will enjoy the drink more. #smile
It is nothing like you have to drink it get the most out of this. You can also apply coconut water to get below benefits.
- It is a great moisturizer. ( I hope Dry skinned beauties are listening..!!)
- If you wash your face using coconut water, it will cure
- black and white heads
- pimple scars
- Sun tan
- Skin infections
- Signs of aging
Hair Benefits :
When we are talking about skin benefits we do talk about hair care too..!!! Because we love our hair. Isn’t it??? Yes this magical fruit has benefits in hair care regime too. These are the ones, when you apply it on your hair/scalp:
- Moisture scalp
- Adds shine to hair
- Bye bye hair loss
- Stimulates hair growth
- Dandruff control
- Applying coconut water on unmanageable frizzy hair can make it smoother and manageable.
This is all about benefits of Coconut water.
If you want to know the health and beauty benefits of coconut oil, check this post of mine.
So, the next time when you are thirsty and wanna try some carbonated drink, opt for this healthy and tastier one. Your body will thank you.