Western science is pretty clear about coconut´s
properties. Interesting disccusion has been launched about its
impact on human body. To provide with proper information, we did our
research and interviewed experts – athletes, chefs,
party animals and mothers. What were the findings?
TCM – traditional Chinese medicine – considers coconut
a multi-purpose food. Young coconut water has energetic
properties of yin, it is refreshing and improves digestion and urination.
Coconut milk has energetic properties of yin and yang,
improves fertility and calms the body during hot summer days.
Ripe and dried coconut has warm yang energy,
regulates body temperature and is a source of sweet flavour.
Ajurveda considers coconut palm the tree of life.
Young coconut significantly calms the dosa (type) Pitta,
removes toxins, supports digestion and its sweet flavour
has regenerating effects perfect for dosa Kapha.
Ripe coconut balances dosa Pitta and Vatta,
in higher amount can irritate Kaphu. It nourishes our bodies.
Requires higher level of digestion.