Coconut can be used not only as a fruit to drink, but also as a dish and candied fruit, so what are the effects of coconut?
Efficacy and role of coconut
Coconut is flat and sweet; enters the stomach, spleen, and large intestine; the pulp has the effects of strengthening and weakening, benefiting qi and removing wind, eliminating rickets and killing insects. Pediatric diarrhea and ginger worm disease; coconut water has the effect of nourishing, clearing heat and quenching thirst. It treats thirst of heat and thirst and thirst with insufficient fluid; coconut shell oil cures ringworm and cures bayberry sores.
1. Beauty skin care
The oil content of coconut meat is about 35%. The main components of the oil are capric acid, palmitic acid, oleic acid, lauric acid, fatty acids, free fatty acids and various sterol substances. These substances can supplement body nutrition, beauty, and prevent skin diseases. The role.
2. Shengjin quenches thirst, nourishes Qi and relieves wind
Coconut juice has a good effect of quenching thirst and summer heat, relieving diuresis, treating fever, and its pulp is beneficial to qi, expelling wind, detoxifying and moisturizing.
The nutritional value of coconut
1. Coconut juice and coconut water content protein, fructose, glucose, sucrose, fat, vitamin B1, vitamin E, vitamin C, potassium, calcium, magnesium, etc.
2. The oil content of coconut meat is up to 35%, mainly palmitic acid, oleic acid, lauric acid, fatty acids and free fatty acids.
Fresh coconut milk is milky white, thick juice, rich in fat and full of fragrance. The deteriorated coconut juice has a strong sour taste, and it is solidified in the juice, which is not suitable for consumption.
With a complete cyan skin, the top three edges are slightly firm. If there is a soft sensation when pressed, the fruit is too ripe, followed by the taste.
In addition, if you just want to be able to drink fresh coconut water, then when choosing coconuts, you should also shake the coconut in your ear and listen to the sound of coconut water. If you hear the sound of coconut water, it means that this coconut is old or has been stored for a long time. If you choose this coconut to drink water, you will not taste the fragrance of natural coconut. The most suitable coconut for drinking water is picked from the tree and fell to the ground without breaking the skin, and the sound of the water is not heard when it is shaken, but the sound is crisp.