Wednesday, October 2, 2013

10 wonderful benefits of coconut.

In this subcontinent coconut is like a family member of almost every family. That’s why we see world -famous Bollywood heroines are regularly urge us to buy their brand’s coconut oil in Advertisement. Breaking coconut Indian people start their every holy occasion.  By using coconut people of India, Sri-lanka ,Thailand, and Bangladesh prepares verities items of food.

Coconut is not only use as a food item but also use as a cosmetic item. That is coconut oil. Almost every woman of this part of the world use coconut oil as hair oil. Though in some area coconut oil use as edible oil. Scientifically green coconut is very useful filled with  vitamins and minerals.

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Coconut : A wonderful herb.

Even in Bangladesh we have an excellent island named as per coconut. That is “Narikel Jinjira”. “Narikel ” is the local name of coconut in Bangladesh.

Coconut has long been used as a traditional medicine for any kind of ailment. Its health benefits are as follows:

#1 Immune System Booster

Coconut oil is good for our immune system. Coconut water is a potential nutritional source that can boost energy and endurance, raise physical as well as athletic performance.

#2 promotes the digestive system

It has been found that coconut improve digestion and increase the absorption of nutrients including minerals, amino acids, vitamins.

#6. Antiviral antibacterial and antifungal actions

The coconut oil has antimicrobial lipids, capric acid and lauric acid those are known to process antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties.

#7. Skin and Health care

To promote healthy growth of hair, coconut oil is used widely. Traditionally coconut is used to treat head lice, baldness, and dandruff. Coconut oil is used to nourish damaged hair. It also used as topical applicant for burn and wound sand to protect from infection. It reduces symptoms associated to psoriasis, eczema, and dermatitis. It also soften the skin and relieve flaking and dryness. Wrinkles sagging skin and age spots are also prevented by coconut oil.

# 8. prevent Heart diseases

There is misconception that saturated fats in coconut can cause heart diseases. But recent research revealed that the saturated fats in coconut oil are a known as medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA) that actually prevent heart diseases.

#9. Aids Weight loss

The medium–chain fatty acids found in coconut oil are burned into energy preventing shaping of fats. This process relieves the pancreas of stress and making it more efficient, as well as increasing the metabolism, as result to weight reduction.

# 10. Antioxidant and anti-cancer

Coconut oil commonly called virgin coconut oil naturally has Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Ferulic and p- Coumaric acids that are known as potent antioxidants. The antioxidants in coconut helps protecting the body from free radical that are the primary cause of degenerative diseases, premature aging, and even cancer. Traditionally coconut oil is used to protect the against colon, breast  and other cancers.
It also helps to relieve symptoms and cut health risks related with diabetes. Coconut water is good for kidney, bladder and urinary problem. Helps to prevent liver diseases.

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