Coconut Water Has A Myriad Of Benefits, But It Should Not Be Drunk By People Who Have This Disease!


Known for its myriad of benefits, coconut water is proven to have many beneficial nutrients. This drink is known to be high in electrolytes, chloride, potassium, and magnesium, a number of sugars, sodium, and proteins. Coconut water is also a source of dietary fiber, manganese, calcium, riboflavin and good vitamin C.

But despite the rich health benefits, apparently not everyone is recommended to drink this one. There are some people with certain physical criteria and health status that should not consume coconut water:

  1. Kidney disorders
    Patients with renal impairment are not advised to consume a lot of coconut water. This is because the high content of potassium can make the condition of the kidneys more burdened.
  2. Heart disease
    Not only can the kidneys, apparently the high content of potassium or potassium have a bad impact for people with the heart. In one cup of fresh coconut water approximately contains 252 mg of sodium which can affect heart health for people who already have abnormalities in the heart organs. High levels of potassium in the blood or also called hyperkalemia, usually a common cause in cases of heart rhythm changes that can be life-threatening.
  3. Diabetics
    The content of potassium and sugar is high enough to make this one is not recommended also for diabetics. Of course, it can make diabetes difficult to control so you should avoid it.
  4. Irritable Bowel sufferers
    Apparently coconut water has a laxative effect that can be harmful to a person with an irritable bowel sufferer. Such effects make coconut water have a natural laxative function so it is not recommended.
  5. People who are taking certain medications
    There are also people who are not recommended to drink coconut water because it is undergoing treatment by taking certain medicines. The prescribed medicines include ACE inhibitors, beta blockers, and some antibiotics such as penicillin. This is because the consumption in the same time can make the level of potassium blood is higher, so it is harmful to the body.
Well, for the people who have mentioned above should avoid consuming coconut water.

Coconut water as a poison antidote, dandruff to white hair
Described by Hieronymus Budi Santoso, the author of the appropriate technological books from Yogyakarta Indonesia, green coconut water containing tannins or antidotes (antitoxin) is high.

Its chemical substance is prominent in the form of enzymes capable of parsing toxic properties. Dr. Batunahal Gultom SKM, lecturer at the Faculty of Public Health University of Indonesia, suggests sufferers of Clostridium botulinum bacteria poisoning, Clostridium perfringens, Staphylococcus, and Bacillus Cereus consume one green young coconut water.

Sudarman added, green coconut water, especially the young fruit, containing glucose, saccharose, fructose, mineral sucrose, and amino acids, enzymes, proteins, potassium, phosphorus, iron, sulfur, vitamins A, B1, and C.

Its oil contains glyceride which contains lauric acid, myristic acid, oleic acid, kaprat acid, capylic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, and kaproic acid.

The old fruit contains high calories, amounting to 359 calories per 100 gram, half-old green coconut meat is 180 calories per 100 gram, and light green coconut meat contains calories of 68 calories per 100 gram.

The average calorie value found in green coconut water ranges from 17 calories per 100 grams. Moisture content contained in green coconuts amounts to 95.5 grams of every 100 grams.

General efficacy


According to Hieronymus Budi Santoso, there is a variety of benefits produced by this green coconut plant:

  1. Green coconut water efficacious to bargain toxins, reduce body heat, and treat diarrhea because it adds fluid and minerals in the body.
  2. Green coconut meat as drug of less nutritional because it has the efficacy of adding to appetite.