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101 Reasons to Use Coconut

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by capslocked, Sep 6, 2015.

  1. Coconut, the “tree of life”. One of Philippines’ export products!
    Philippines as a tropical country is abundant of coconut trees.

    The coconut industry is a dominant sector of the Philippine agriculture. According to the Philippine Coconut Authority of the Department of Agriculture:

    • Of the 12 million hectare of farmlands, 3.1M hectare is devoted to coconut
    • 68 out of 79 provinces are coconut areas
    • Over 324M bearing and non-bearing trees
    • 3.5M coconut farmers
    • 25M Please or Register to view links are directly or indirectly dependent on the industry
    • 59% share in world coconut exports
    • Among the top 5 net foreign exchange earners, average of US $760M per year
    Did you know that there are more than 101 reasons to use coconut as a home remedy to improve your health naturally?

    (NaturalNews) Coconuts are a versatile superfood providing nutrition, health benefits, and amazing medicinal properties all wrapped in one delicious package. Coconuts are totally natural, easily available and affordable; and every part of the fruit is useful.

    Green coconut water uses:

    • Natural, healthy source for hydration, energy and endurance, making it the perfect sports drink.
    • Restores electrolytes after exercise, vomiting, diarrhea.
    • Antiseptic properties provide antibacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal agents to purify blood -- helps killing measles, herpes, influenza, hepatitis C...
    • Useful for emergency transfusions due to being close in composition to human plasma.
    • Used to prevent vomiting, nausea and replace lost fluids in cases of malaria, typhoid, influenza...
    • Dissolves kidney stones alkalizing urine pH.
    • Used as a natural cleanse, coconut water mixed with olive oil eliminates intestinal parasites.
    Coconut oil medicinal uses:

    Virgin coconut oil tastes and smells like coconut. Expeller pressed oil has no scent or taste and both types can be used medicinally.

    • Kills bacteria causing urinary tract infections, gonorrhea, gum disease, staphylococcus, MRSA...
    • Destroys fungus causing candida.
    • Kills viruses causing flu, infectious disease, typhoid,...
    • Inhibits parasite growth such as tapeworm, liver flukes, giardia...
    • Eases Please or Register to view links, relieves gallbladder disease.
    • Enhances proper bowel function and lowers incidence of hemorrhoids when oil is consumed.
    • Relieves and heals intestinal disorders, ulcers, colitis, IBS, and Crohn's disease.
    • Stabilizes blood sugar and insulin production.
    • Eases neuropathies and itching from diabetes.
    • Protects against osteoporosis and reduces problems from cystic fibrosis.
    • Enhances pancreatic function, enzyme production and reduces pancreatitis.
    • Improves magnesium and calcium absorption, promoting stronger bones.
    • Reduces joint and muscle inflammation, supporting repair of tissues.
    • Regulates thyroid function.
    • Protects against cancers of colon, *phcorner*, and digestive tract.
    • Medium chain fatty acids (MCFA) protect against development of Alzheimer's disease.
    • MCFA strengthen heart and circulatory system protecting against artherosclerosis and heart disease.
    • Prevents oxidation of fatty acids.
    • Provides antioxidants to fight free radicals slowing aging and degenerative diseases such as arthritis.
    • Relieves symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome.
    • Reduces incidence and intensity of epileptic seizures.
    • Stabilizes female hormones reducing hot flashes and vaginal dryness during menopause.
    • Lessens symptoms associated with prostate enlargement.
    • Strengthens the liver and protects against degeneration.
    • Soothes earaches when mixed with garlic and olive oil.
    Topical uses for coconut oil:

    • Forms a chemical barrier on skin to protect and heal infections.
    • Topical applications relieve pain and swelling from hemorrhoids.
    • Moisturizes and softens dry skin.
    • Reduces bags, puffiness and wrinkles under eyes.
    • Lessens occurrence and appearance of varicose veins.
    • Preps skin before shaving.
    • Mixed with baking soda, coconut oil makes an effective toothpaste.
    • Soothes sunburned skin and promotes healing of burns and blisters.
    • Heals psoriasis and eczema lesions.
    • Stops pain, burning, and itching of bug and snake bites.
    • Prevents itching from poison ivy, oak, and sumac.
    • Promotes firm skin tone, preventing age spots, sagging and wrinkles.
    • Eliminates head lice.
    • Removes makeup easily.
    • Heals nail fungus under finger and toenails.
    • Prevent nosebleeds by applying light film inside nostrils.
    • In combination with cornstarch and baking soda, coconut oil makes an effective deodorant.
    • Makes an excellent massage oil, a natural personal lubricant, and great sunscreen.
    • Conditions hair, prevents split ends, reduces frizz, and controls flaky scalp and dandruff.
    • Removes scars and stretch marks.
    • Repairs ©râcked, sore, dry nipples from nursing.
    • Heals diaper rash and removes cradle cap on babies.
    Nutritional uses for coconut oil:

    • Enhances absorption of nutrients and improves digestion.
    • Provides a quick energy source and stimulates metabolism.
    • Produces immediate, usable energy source rather than being stored as fat.
    • Increases metabolic rate, stabilizes body weight, and controls food cravings.
    • Enriches milk supply for *phcorner*-feeding women.
    • Doesn't form harmful by-products during cooking when used at high heat.
    *Note: Not all claims are already medically proven
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