benefits of coconuts for medical problemsbenefits of coconuts for medical problems

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pohnpei397 eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Coconut oil is also supposed to help with the healing of wounds.  When oil is applied to wounds, they are said to heal faster.  I have also seen (when I lived in Micronesia) wounds being bathed in water in which chips from the coconut tree itself (rather than the fruit) were soaked.  The local people said that this helped the wounds heal more quicky.

 

giorgiana1976 | Student

Being rich in fibers, coconut is one saving solution for people who suffer from constipation.

Coconut oil is ideal for hydrating the dry skin and the juice inside coconut is good for people who have kidney problems. Coconut juice is also used as a treatment for intestinal parasites.

Coconut oil is also beneficial for numerous medical problems, such as stress, heart diseases, high cholesterol, obesity, urinary problems, slow digestion, hypertension, low immunity, diabetes, dental problems, decreased bone density, HIV, cancer, premature aging and pancreatitis.

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