Coconut water is produced naturally in the fruit and contains 94% water and very little fat.
The health benefits of coconut water include:
Coconut milk is known as one of the world's healthiest foods and it is considered it has been considered a “miracle liquid” by ancient cultures. Coconut milk builds up the body’s immune defenses and prevent disease. Other health benefits of coconut milk include:
This is a great oil to use on its own, with essential oils, or to add to ointments and salves. It is anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, astringent and expectorant.
2. Fill jar with the carrier oil and place the paper towel over the top and secure with the rim
3. Place the jar on a crock-pot with enough water to cover 1/4 of the jar or a double broiler.
4. Keep the jar on the warmer for a minimum of 12 hours
5. Place the jar in dark place and let it sit for 2 to 6 weeks.
6) Strain the oil and place in a dark jar with a lid.
Keep in a cool place away from sunlight or heat
A small pinch of Himalayan or sea salt, just enough to bring out the flavors.
If needed, remove seeds. Blend all ingredients until smooth (makes one serving). You may add honey, agave or maple syrup to sweeten. However, I find it that the watermelon sweetness is enough to make this smoothie taste delicious and it keeps the drink low in calories.
Fill the jar to the top with raw honey, leaving about ¼ – ½ inch at the top. Cover the jar with a lid and allow to sit in a cool, dark, dry place for 2-4 weeks. Use as needed.
How much time do you reserve to take care of yourself each day? if the answer is "not much" or even "none", try this exercise:
Remember, time is the most important and loving gift we can allow ourselves in our quest to a happy life. Many Blessings
Very interesting video from Dr. Petar Glidden, BS, ND. author of The MD Emperor Has No Clothes
Toni is a Holist Health Practitioner (HHP) & Herbalist in San Diego, California. She holds a PhD in psychology from SDUIS, an Herbalist Certificate from Self-Heal School and a HHP certificate from the School of Healing Arts in San Diego. In private practice as a HHP for over 10 years, she has been influenced by a variety of clinical modalities and orientations, and by the diverse life experiences of her clients. Toni’s approach to healing is holistic & transpersonal. In her work, she integrates the principles of Eastern and Western nutrition, herbololgy, energy medicine, Buddhist mindfulness and personal counseling to assist others in working through their physical or emotional blocks to attain optimal health.