Benefits Of Drinking Coconut Water | Health Benefits of Coconut Water

Coconut water can do wonders to your body!

Before we begin with the never-ending tale of coconut water benefits, let’s take a quick look at the biological aspects of this fruit. Ready?

Vasco da Gama gave the coconut its name. The inhabitants called it ‘Coco,’ named after a scowling face or hobgoblin (the scary coconut’s ‘eyes,’ remember?). When this ‘coco’ arrived in England, the suffix ‘nut’ was added making it a ‘coconut.’ Interesting, right?

But, coconut is not a ‘nut’ as many of us presume. It is actually a stone fruit found on the palm trees that grow well in the coastal tropical environments. This tree usually yields several hundreds of tender fruits every season, depending upon the species and the area.

Coconut ‘water’ is actually the juice present inside the endosperm (interior cavity) of the young (about 5-7 months old) and tender coconut. This clear liquid is sweet and sterile and contains various essential compounds such as vitamins, minerals, sugars, electrolytes, amino acids, phytohormones, and cytokine.

Each tender coconut may contain around 200 to 1000 ml of water, depending on the size and species. Any fruit that is younger than five months of age will be bitter and without any nutrients. On the other hand, mature coconuts have less water because their endosperm is thick with a white edible kernel.


Promotes Cardiovascular Health

Improves Metabolism

Prevents Kidney Stones

Aids Digestion

Prevents And Treats Dehydration

Helps With Muscle Cramps

Strengthens Bones

Reduces Bloating

Aids Weight Loss

Helps With Diabetes

Lowers Blood Pressure

Treats Diarrhea

As An Electrolyte Replacement

As A Detoxifier

Balances pH Levels

Provides Instant Energy



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