Coconut Oil And Its Health Benefit

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Coconut Oil has has a lot of health benefit and very nutritional to the human health. Coconut is known as a “wonder-food” it has a perfect diet;as it contains almost all the essential nutrients needed by the body.

Coconut fruits can also be use for many purpose; such as cosmetic and food. Most times people use it for traditional purpose, the coconut fruit is 15 to 30cm long; the outer shell of the fruit is green and shinny when it is not yet mature.

After maturity it becomes hard and matty; and very hard to peel off. The coconut fruit are very essential from other fruit due to it large amount of water contain in it {also known as coconut juice or coconut water}. The coconut flest is called copra when dried; the milk and oil extracted from the coconut are usually use for cooking and frying.

The food value in coconut are very nourishing, strengthening and fattening; the fruit has a high oil content which is easily digestible and more utilize by other fats in the human body. The protein present in coconut is of its highest quality, containing all the amino-acid .

The coconut fruit is also rich in some minerals such as potassium, magnesium, sodium and sulfur. When it is been dry; the energy value is high being 662 calories per 100 grams.


Benefit Of Coconut Oil In The Body

1. Coconut oil keeps the organ healthy and prevent the liver from contacting any disease, because of medium chain triglycerides and fatty acids present in it; because those substance are easily converted into energy when reaching the liver, in so doing; it will reduce the work load of the liver and also prevent accumulation of fat.


2. Coconut oil is very helpful in loosing weight because it contains short and medium chain fatty acid; which helps in reducing excessive fat or weight. Some research suggest that the oil in coconut can help to reduce abdominal obesity in women.


3. The oil in coconut is very good and also act as an effect moisturizer on any type of skin; when massage properly, be it dry skin. There are no side effect when applying this oil in our body, however; it is save for preventing dryness and flaking of the skin.


4. The oil helps in preventing the kidney and gall bladder  from any form of disease; and also helps in dissolving stone in the kidney.


5. The oil is very effective in healing wounds and bruises, because it speed up the healing process of the damage tissue; it also prevent or protect the infected area of the body from bacteria, fungi, air, external dust and any kind of viruses.




Natural Benefit Of Coconut Water

1. Coconut water is very useful in curing cholera; mix 8 to 12 ounces of the coconut water with a tea spoon fresh lime juice, to be taken daily; because, it rectified the electrolyte balance and neutralizes the acidosis of the blood.

Coconut water is well known source of potassium rich fluid, and since cholera patient can almost invariably take oral fluid; following initial correction of shock and acidosis, expert suggest drinking of coconut water is a must for cholera patient.


2. The coconut water is of great value in urinary disorder, the water act has a natural diuretic in heart, kidney disorder and liver such as scanty and suppressed urination; albuminuria that in presence of protein in urine, dropsy and high acidity of urine


3. The kernel of coconut is very beneficial in the treatment of digestive system disorder. It is valuable in diseases like gastric ulcer, diarrhea, colitis, dysentery, pile and indigestion.


4. The coconut water is also an effect way or remedy for vomiting, flatulence and dyspepsia. It is a good food medicine in vomiting; and of great value when other method have failed.


5. Coconut milk and pure honey; is an effective food remedy for dry cough due to excessive smoking or throat irritation.

Coconut are use in preparing many kind of product, the oil in it; is the most important of this product. It can be use in cooking and made in to coco butter, margarine, coco jam, salad oil and vegetable butter. And also the oil extracted from the coconut is an hair restorer, and it can also be use as hair oil in all part of the world.