Coconuts became more and more popular over the past years . Exclusive to the hot and humid tropical parts of the world before, they are now easily accessible almost everywhere. Why are they so popular and why people love them? Well, apart from being super delicious, scientists around the world constantly reveal some new information about their health properties.
Coconut water is a great electrolyte replacement as it contains a lot of vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals such as potassium, sodium,calcium and magnesium among many others. It's perfect to replace fluids and help remove toxins from the body. Combining coconut oil with exercise can successfully reduce hypertension (high blood pressure) by decreasing oxidative stress. The antimicrobal compounds in coconut can help fight common oral pathogens also decreasing plaque formation, and lauric acid found in coconut oil can be considered a new possible acne treatment thanks to its antimicrobal, antibacterial and hormone - balancing properties. Indian scientists discovered that polyphenolics from coconut oil could help improve arthritis thanks to their anti - inflammatory properties.
Coconut oil is very effective in improving skin hydration when used as a moisturizer. And apart from all that, it can be used as a hair conditioner, lip balm, make up remover, massage oil, you name it.Try it yourself! 🌴💚