Coconut tree and its fruit has a long history in Indonesia, even a symbol or identification of the Indonesian archipelago.
Interestingly, in Hindu mythology and according to the Vedic scriptures, coconut is a "tree of heaven." It is said that the god Vishnu, with coconut trees as a source of health, peace, long life, and peace.
Coconut tree is considered sacred, and plays an important role in all religious ceremonies. In everyday life, almost all parts of coconut trees can be used for various purposes.
One of coconut products is water, it turns out the solution, this coconut juice has the nutritional value of properties and extraordinary. Not only the macro elements of nitrogen and carbon, but also the micro elements that are needed by the body in coconut milk. The element nitrogen in the form of a protein which is composed of amino acids, like alanine, cystine, arginine, alin, and serine.
Compared with amino acid contained in cow's milk, amino acids contained in coconut water was higher. While the carbon element can be found in the form of simple carbohydrates such as glucose, sucrose, fructose, sorbitol, inositol, and others. Similarly, micro elements in the form of coconut water mineral ions needed as a replacement body. Worthy indeed, if the young coconut drink our body feel fresh again.
When examined further, coconut water was also concentrated sources of vitamins. Among the dominant vitamin C, nicotinic acid, folic acid, pantothenic acid, biotin, and riboflavin. No wonder if the coconut water is also used as an ingredient of traditional medicine as well as beauty.
In addition, in particular, is rich in coconut milk potassium (potassium). Besides minerals, coconut water also contains sugar (varied between 1.7 to 2.6 per cent) and protein (0.07 to 0.55 per cent). Because the composition of such nutrients, the coconut water has the potential to become raw materials of food products.
In the Philippines, coconut water used for beverage manufacturing processes, jelly, alcohol, dektran, vinegar, and nata de coco. In Indonesia, coconut water is used as a drink (coconut water) and the media making nata de coco.
What are the benefits of coconut water?:
a. Nutritious coconut water as a diuretic, which is to facilitate the excretion of water art. Young coconut water mixed with a little lemon juice beneficial to overcome dehydration, also to combat disorder in the stomach worm small children.
b. If the young coconut water mixed with milk is very good for your child's diet. Young coconut water mixture has properties to prevent clotting of milk in the stomach, vomiting, constipation, and indigestion.
c. Coconut water also has various medicinal properties. Among other things, drink young coconut water can also help overcome the toxic effects of sulfa drugs and other antibiotics, making the drugs more quickly absorbed the blood.
d. Washing your face with coconut water on a continuous basis each day can cure or eliminate acne, dark spots, wrinkles on the face that came early, dry skin, and her face became visible glow.
e. Mix coconut milk with a little honey. This herb is a tonic of cheap but nutritious. This herb stimulates sexual centers of the body and eliminate the evils of sexual arousal excessive.
f. Acne can be treated with a mixture of 25 grams of paste of turmeric with a glass of coconut water, then left for the night, then add 3 teaspoons of red sandalwood powder. Stir, stir all these ingredients until smooth, then stored again undisturbed for 3 days. Strain this mixture with three layers of gauze. Save this juice in a bottle, and apply to face twice a day until the acne disappears.
g. Coconut water is also efficacious as a medicine injuries, feet are cracked, and eczema. Relatively easy to make concoctions. Soak a handful of rice is in a young coconut water with the shell until the rice was sour because of fermentation, and rice milled into fine powder. Rice flour is used to rub every day for 3-4 days in the sick body part.
h. If the young coconut water mixed with turmeric powder and water whiting in equal measure is a drug burn and eliminate heat on your feet and hands.
Ijo Coconut is one of the various species of palm trees. Physically very difficult to distinguish which ijo coconut and green. But, after the split, just seemingly difference. Coconut ijo if peeled, red fiber. Water taste a little bitter, not like a fresh green coconut though not mixed with sugar.
Ijo Coconut suspected to be the best medicine for some diseases such as: heat in, constipation, neutralizing toxins, dengue fever, intestinal worms, dysentery. When used to wash face, then the benefits of coconut ijo can eliminate acne, facial skin smoothing, tightening the skin (anti aging) and when used to wash it, can prevent the emergence of gray.
In addition, oil could also be ijo GURAH therapy, how: with a one-night condense ijo coconut water, then drink the morning. If this is done every morning, God willing, the sound will be longer and more melodious.