Coconut water is one of nature's treasured gift found in abundance around the coastal regions. It's nutritional properties are well known for maintaining all round health. Besides nutrition value, it also acts as a coolant and helps in digestion. This wholesome beverage...the water from tender coconut is nature's finest gift to mankind. It's the best drink available in the tropics to fight off the hot and sultry weather, as it has a calorific value of 17.4 per 100 gm and contains sugar, minerals, fat and nitrogenous substance. Goodness of coconut water can best be understood from it's unique properties and wide application, such as ;

  • Coconut water promotes digestion.
  • It's more nutritious than whole milk, has less fat and has no cholesterol.
  • It's more healthy than orange juice and has less calories.
  • It's naturally sterile and is a significant urinary antiseptic..
  • It's very effective in treating intestinal disturbances in infants.
  • It kills intestinal worms.
  • It works wonders in case of dehydration.
  • It contains more potassium(294 mg)than most sports (117 mg) and energy drinks.
  • It has 5 mg of natural sugars where sports and energy drinks range from 10-25 mg.
  • It clears the urinary path and helps in keeping check on urinary infections.
  • It is very effective in treating kidney and urethral stones.

External application of coconut water prevents prickly heat and summer boils. It is also helpful in subsiding rashes caused by small pox, chicken pox and measles. Above all it helps in keeping the body cool and can be readily consumed as a health drink in all weather conditions.


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