Coconut Ayurveda: Coconut is used in Ayurveda since thousands of years. Apart from culinary uses, coconut and coconut water are also used for medicinal purposes.
Coconut benefits according to Ayurveda -
Coconut pulp is nourishing in nature, useful for gaining weight. It is coolant in nature, sweet and improves body strength.
Coconut pulp takes a longer time to undergo digestion, improves muscle strength and does natural bladder cleanse.
Coconut causes constipation.
Effect of coconut on Dosha -
Coconut calms Vata and Pitta Dosha and increases Kapha Dosha.
Use of coconut in Ayurveda treatment -
Coconut is used in small quantities to calm excessive burning sensation, gastritis, heart burn.
Tender coconut is useful in the treatment of fever and skin diseases that occur due to Pitta imbalance.
Benefits of tender coconut water according to Ayurveda -
Tender coconut water is natural coolant, calms stomach, relieves gastritis, cleanses urinary bladder.
It helps to relieve abdominal pain due to indigestion. It also acts as natural aphrodisiac.
Coconut water undergoes digestion easily.
It relieves excessive thirst, hiccups, tiredness, and other related Pitta imbalances.
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