Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Educational article | medicinal values | Coconut

Among the different types of fruits coconut has an important role in human life. It is used in welcoming people, worship the God, making curry,chatni and oil etc, are popular among Indians. The tree of coconut is a tall tree like palm tree. Its leaves also looks like palm leaves.

According to Ayurveda, it has more qualities in it, like it gives strength, cools our body,increases vital energy of our body and very tasty. It helps in destroying the problems of air, phlegm,thirsty, purifying blood and curing wounds.Merits and demerits of coconut-According to Ayurveda the qualities of coconut are tasty, increase appetite, cold, increase strength. It helps to cure air and bile related problems, pain due to bile, thirst, impurities of blood and wounds. It creates phlegm, heavy to digest and also coconut water helps to cure urine related diseases.
Utilization of coconuts in different diseases.

·        Infection in mouth and tongue- Most often, it has seen that breastfeeding babies are suffer from infection of mouth and tongue due to mother’s food habit. Give coconut milk to the breastfeeding baby’s mother for one week to get cured the baby from tongue and mouth infection.

·        Pain in ovary- Give coconut milk to the mother after delivery of baby to get relief from pain in ovary.

·        Vomiting in diarrhea- If it is continuing vomiting after treatment of diarrhea with different medicinal system, don’t worry. Give coconut water regularly to the patient to stop vomiting. Coconut water has water with minerals that helps to cool kidney.

·        In hiccough- Take coconut hair, burn up to it becomes ash, take 5g of ash, mix with a glass of water, filter it and give to the patient. It will gradually stop the hiccough.

·        Burned skin- Prepare coconut milk, mix with coconut oil and boil it on the fire till it becomes paste. Cool it for half an hour. Now apply it on burned skin. It must help in repairing the burned skin.

·        Lungs’ diseases- Prepare coconut milk from fresh coconut. Give the patient continuously in empty stomach for 1-2 months. It will cure Lungs’ diseases causes due to phlegm.

·        Malaria- It has seen that malaria disease mostly affects the kidney which infects the kidney and disturbs in its function and kidney becomes hot. Give 200ml of coconut water 2-3 times daily to the patient. It will cool the kidney and help in curing the disease
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·        In urine infection- Urine infection causes yellowing of urine, burning in urine and creates stone in urinary bladder. In this case, give the patient sufficient coconut water mixed with coriander powder 4-5 times daily. It must drive away urine infection.

·        In high blood pressure- Deposition of cholesterol and fat in artery, it becomes squeezed. Blood can’t circulate properly; it gives pressure to heart in pumping which causes high blood pressure. To avoid this problem, give fresh coconut water 3-4 times daily regularly for a month to the patient, it must control and balance the blood pressure in body.

·        Vomiting in pregnancy state of women- In pregnant stage naturally it starts vomiting after meal, sometimes up to five to six months. In this situation mix aniseed powder, sugar candy with coconut water and give the pregnant women to drink.

·        In sun stroke- Drinking coconut water sufficient in hot summer can give mental peace and save from sun stroke. The unnecessary temperature from your body will be excreted.

·        In scabies-Mix camphor with coconut oil and make a solution. Apply regularly that solution on affected areas. It will cure scabies. Also eat coconut daily to get better result
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·        In acidity- Give coconut with sugar candy to eat daily for a month to get cured from acidity.
·        Rat biting- Give premature coconut paste with carrot paste on affected area for 10-15 days to get completely cured from rat poison.

·        Gonorrhea- Take 1/2kg of coconut, mix 4kg cow milk, boil up to it becomes paste. Take 300g cow ghee, fry the paste on low flame, mix 150g groundnut, prepare 1/2kg of sugar candy solution, dissolve the paste and pour on a plate. Mix 50g of almond then cut the cake into pieces of 50g each. Take 10g daily at morning and evening to get relief from gonorrhea.


·        Dysentery- Take coconut, bel and dried ginger 50g of each, make powder. Take 150g of gur, dissolve in water. Pour the mixture of coconut, bel and dried ginger, make paste of it. Make tablets of 10g each and use it daily morning to evening for 1-2 weeks to get complete relief from dysentery.