Coconuts are a great blood purifier.
comments on Young Coconuts:
"It's a natural isotonic beverage, with the same level of
electrolytic balance as we have in our blood. It's the fluid of life, so to speak."
In fact, during the Pacific War of 1941-45, both sides in the conflict regularly used
coconut water - siphoned directly from the nut - to give emergency plasma trasfusions to
Most coconut water is still consumed fresh in tropical coastal
areas - once exposed to air, the liquid rapidly loses most of its organoleptic and
nutritional characteristics, and begins to ferment.