Here’s why you should have more coconut water this hot and scorching summer!

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During the hot, simmering and scorching summer season in various parts of India, the refreshing coconut water on the roadside and long highways offers some respite to beat the heat and cool your body instantly. Here is why you should have more coconut water this summer: Treats & prevents dehydration: Coconut water has high water content levels and is nutrient rich that helps in treating and preventing dehydration. It also helps to rejuvenate and refresh the body instantly. Reduces blood pressure levels: Coconut water is an excellent source of vitamin C, potassium and magnesium that helps maintain blood pressure to optimal levels. People who suffer from high blood pressure should have more of coconut water daily until the end of summer. Helps with diabetes: Coconut water serves as the perfect…
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Why Matured Coconuts should be made part of your diet?

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Coconuts are nature’s gifts and the most nutritious fruit available to us. Coconuts thrive in tropical climates and form a staple diet in India and several Southeast Asian nations and other regions that have tropical climates. There are only two main types of coconuts grown which are widely consumed: the young coconut and the mature coconut. The young coconuts are characterised by green shell and a whitish husk when you remove the green shell. These coconuts contain a lot of water or juice with the fruit’s flesh relatively smooth, loose and gel like. Compared to mature coconuts, young coconuts are comparatively bulkier and larger, whereas mature coconuts are smaller with brown husk and lesser amount of moisture. Mature coconuts have more flesh with less amount of water. The flesh or…
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What are the benefits of Coconut Coir as grow medium?

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When you grow without soil, there are quite a lot of options that you can go for as grow medium. That’s the fun part of hydroponic gardening. There are several soilless substrates available in the marketplace – clay pebbles, perlite, and peat moss. But there is one grow medium that has gained currency as soilless substrate, in recent times, among indoor gardening enthusiasts all over: coconut coir. Coconut Coir as a Grow Medium: Coconut coir is a soilless, lightweight grow medium produced from the fibres that is layered between the outer surface of a coconut and a ripe coconut’s shell. Because it is nature’s gift, it is totally renewable and therefore, considered a perfect option for environmental sustainability. Coconut coir is available either in block or brick format which, with…
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How is Cocopeat used as a soil solution?

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In the previous blog, we discussed how Cocopeat can benefit your home garden in a number of ways. This rather short blog will deal with how you can use cocopeat as an ideal soil solution.  Using cocopeat is a smart way to stop potted soil from getting hardening and caked up with time. Cocopeat helps maintains the loose nature of the soil – the roots, by this way, spread out fast and easily, in addition with increased aeration and more breathing space, leading to higher plant growth. One of the by-products of coconut fibre, cocopeat has found increased popularity among home garden enthusiasts. There are some additional benefits of Cocopeat: one, it is a spongy, fibrous and light-weight material that reduces the weight of the potted growing medium. Two, it…
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How to use Cocopeat for your home garden?

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Coconut husk has turned out to be a rich resource to manufacture a range of products as well as soil-less gardening. The coconut fibre goes as raw material into producing coir mats, coir mesh, ropes, bio-filter and even yarn to rough linen. Cocopeat (a mixture of non-useable fibre as well dust), in recent times, has become the preferred option for non-terrestrial plants, primarily for urban homes, where people restricted by space constraints are looking for alternative materials. Usually, the fibres about the coconut kernel has one-third of husk. The remaining two-thirds comprise dusty content that are highly nutrient-rich. Startup entrepreneurs are looking to make the most of cocopeat to manufacture a number of products. It is also contributing immensely to hydroponic (soil-less) cultivation. Absorbent: A kilogram of cocopeat is good…
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