Nariyal cure: Coconut water keeps digestive system in healthy condition
By Syed Akbar On a hot summer day one cannot resist a fresh and tender coconut. Tender coconut milk and the thin layer of copra inside the fruit make a natural rehydration formula. Coconut milk (water) keepsthe body cool, fights sunstroke, and recharges the body with its natural vitamins, minerals and traceelements. Coconut water is also good for digestion and fights infection in the body including worms. According to Ayurveda and Unani practitioners, coconut milk aids in controlling diabetes and helps in weight loss while coconut oil helps in the absorption of vitamins and minerals in thebody. Coconut oil contains unique medicinal properties that prevents osteoporosis. The Coconut Development Board of India proudly refers to an ancient Indian saying describing coconut as "unctuous, sweet, increasing semen, promoting digestion and clearing the urinary path". While fruits and vegetables cannot be fed to infants, coconut milk is recommended by many doctors for infants suffering from intestinal disturbances. It is also considered even by modernmedical practitioners as the best source of oral rehydration. Coconut oil if applied on the body keeps off pricklyheat and summer boils. Coconut milk is prescribed for cholera patients too. Senior dietician Rupali Dutta describes coconut as a "functional food" as it givesseveral health benefits beyond its nutritional content. =============== Home Remedies =============== Suffering from skin rashes or prickly heat? Just take a few tablespoons of pure coconut oil and gently rub it on the affected portion. You will get relief soon. You can beat the heat by applying a few drops of pure coconut oil on the scalp or drinking a glass of tender coconut milk. If you are suffering from stomach-ache or digestion problems, drink a couple of tender coconuts. Regular intake of coconut milk will keep the intestines clean and removes harmfulmaterial (toxins) from the body. Coconut oil in combination with lemon juice is the best natural method of fighting the problem of dandruff. Just apply a little mixture of lemon juice and coconut oil and apply it on the scalp. For those conscious of their hair, a few drops of coconut oil will be of great help.Simply massage the scalp after applying coconut oil. This improves blood circulation and stimulates the hairfollicles. The result is long and healthy hair with no split ends.