Friday, May 7, 2010

Tender Coconut Water Uses And Benefits

Tender Coconut Water Uses and Benefits.

The water of tender coconut, technically the liquid endosperm, is the most nutritious wholesome beverage that the nature has provided  to fight the sultry heat. It has caloric value of 17.4 per 100gm. It keeps the body cool and fights intestinal worms. It is an excellent tonic for the old and sick and in the treatment of kidney and urethral stones. The major chemical constituents of coconut water are sugars and minerals and minor ones are fat and nitrogenous substances. It contains Glucose and Fructose  and many important minerals such as phosphorous, calcium, potassium, iron, sodium and Vitamin B and C.

Tender coconut water meaning "Monkey Face" is a complete food, and more nutritious than milk (less fat and no cholesterol).Tender coconut water has aphrodisiac which helps in stimulating sexual desire.It improves concentration and drinking it during pregnancy can help ease constipation.If food -poising occurs, the first food given to the patient is tender coconut water.

Another advantage is that you can make delicious and tasty recipes out and it. For instance Coconut water mixed with few drops of lemon juice not only tastes nice but also is very good for babies and prevents hyper tension. 

Coconut Pudding is made by taking water of 2 coconuts, add sugar if needed (as water is already sweet), add one cardamom (power) and china grass 50gms.Bring it to a boil, strain and keep in fridge, an amazing recipe is prepared within minutes.

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