Tender coconut water is the purest water which contains essential vitamins and minerals such as calcium, Riboflavin, vitamin C, potassium, manganese and magnesium.
Ideally, you can start to give this to your baby between 6 to 8 months when he starts on solid food. It is completely natural and energy giving tonic. It contains lauric acid contents which are the same found in the breast milk. It increases the immunity power. It has a lot of other health benefits.
1. Rehydration Agent
It is the best rehydration drink compared to other drinks during hot summer or when your baby down with diarrhoea, cholera, vomiting. The naturally sweet liquid contains the right amount of minerals, vitamins and salt.
2. Remedy for Gastric Problems (Baby Colic)
It is the best remedy to prevent gastrointestinal diseases like ulcers, diarrhea, indigestion and vomiting. It kills intestinal worms.
3. Home Remedy for Baby Constipation
By giving coconut water on a regular basis, it relieves constipation commonly found in babies. Because it is a rich source of fiber and electrolytes.
4. Cure Urinary Infections
Coconut water has antibacterial and antiviral properties. Also, have cleansing and healing properties which can cure urinary infections. If use it as a part of the daily diet, it maintains a healthy urinary system. Tender coconut water is believed to be a natural laxative.
5. Naturally Hygenic & Sterile
It is naturally sterile, so no need to worry about contamination or hygienic issues. It has low calories and zero cholesterol.
6. Restore pH
Coconut water contains a significant amount of calcium and magnesium that helps to strengthen bones. It helps to restore a healthy pH in the body by its amazing alkalizing effect.
Besides all the above benefits, It is an effective moisturizer, natural cleanser and stimulates hair growth.
MEASURES TO BE TAKEN WHEN GIVING COCONUT WATER TO YOUR CHILD
Always choose fresh tender coconut, drink sip by sip. Do not give when your baby has a cold and cough. Always give coconut water at room temperature. When introducing first time give 2 or 3 spoons.
Avoid matured coconut flesh to the baby, if you want to introduce tender coconut flesh to the baby then make it a fine paste and give.