Coconut water – the fluid of life
- Oral rehydration medium – high in magnesium, potassium, saline and natural sugar. Popular with athletes.
- Keeps the body cool.
- Application on the body prevents prickly heat and summer boils and subsides the rashes.
Rightly called the ‘fluid of life’ coconut water is a wonder food.It can be used (in emergencies) as a substitute for blood plasma.
The reason for this is that coconut water (the water found in coconuts – not to be confused with coconut milk, which comes from the flesh of the coconut) is sterile and has an ideal pH level. Coconut water is liquid endosperm – it surrounds the embryo and provides nutrition.
Keeps the body cool.