Western science is pretty clear about coconut's
nutritional values. Interesting discussion has been launched
about its effects on human body. To provide with proper information,
we did our research and interviewed experienced experts - athletes,
chefs, partymen and moms. What have we found?
TCM – traditional Chinese medicine – considers coconut
a multipurpose food. Young coconut meat has
strong energetic properties of yin, is refresing and supports digestion and urination.
Coconut milk has energetic properties of yin and yang, supports
fertility and calms the body during hot summer days.
Ripe and dried coconut has warming yang properties,
regulates body temperature and brings sweetness..
Ajurvéda considers coconut palm the tree of life.
Young coconut significantly calms dosa (type) Pitta,
removes toxins, supports digestion and its sweetness
regenerates, what is perfect for dosa Kapha.
Ripe coconut balances dosa Pitta and Vatta, in higher amount can
irritate Kapha. It nourishes the body.
Requires proper digestion.