Tender Coconut

The water of tender coconuts is a clear liquid, sweet, and sterile and composed of unique chemicals such as sugars, vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, enzymes, amino acids, cytokine, and phyto-hormones. It iscollected after opening a tender, green, healthy, and undamaged coconut. Tender coconut water is a natural source of electrolytes, minerals, vitamins, complex carbohydrates, Amino acids and other nutrients. The natural carbohydrate content is between 4-5% of the liquid solution. This make coconut water particularly suitable for the burgeoning sports drink market. Sports drinks containing under 5% carbohydrates are likely to provide benefits, while those exceeding 10% carbohydrate content, like most soft drinks are associated with abdominal cramps, nausea and diarrhea.

Numerous medicinal properties of tender coconut water reported are :

  • Good for feeding infants suffering from intestinal disturbances.

  • Oral rehydration medium

  • Contains organic compounds possessing growth promoting properties

  • Keeps the body cool

  • Application on the body prevents prickly heat and summer boils and subsides the rashes caused by small pox, chicken pox, measles, etc.

  • Kills intestinal worms

  • Presence of saline and albumen makes it a good drink in cholera cases

  • Checks urinary infections.

  • Excellent tonic for the old and sick

  • Effective in the treatment of kidney and urethral stones

  • Aids the quick absorption of the drugs and makes their peak concentration in the blood easier by its electrolytic effect.

  • Urinary antiseptic and eliminates poisons in case of mineral poisoning.