News24xx.com - Regent of Indragiri Hilir Regency, HM Wardan invites all citizens to always consume young coconut regularly. Because, the Regent believes, water from young coconuts has the property to increase body immunity to prevent Covid-19 transmission.
"I really enjoy young coconut water, besides having a pleasant taste when taken during the day and refreshing, coconut water is also rich in health benefits," said the Regent through a written statement, Saturday, June 22, 2020 morning.
Furthermore, the Regent said, not only can be directly sipped, young coconut can also be consumed with a variety of innovations. As it was burned first or better known as Young Coconut Roasted.
"Many believe that roasted young coconut is effective in curing diseases, especially if it is mixed with a number of spices, which they say prevents the corona virus," said the Regent.
For this reason, the Bupati suggested that the community begin to drink coconut as a form of prevention of Covid-19 transmission.
"Let's just say this is part of our endeavor to fight the spread of Covid-19 in Inhil Regency," said the Regent.
Regarding the efficacy of young coconut, some experts also believe that green coconut water can be a natural detox liquid for the body because it contains antidotes or anti-poisons.
In addition, green coconut water can also function as an isotonic liquid because it contains potassium, calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus. Drinking green coconut water twice a week can make your body fitter.
The statement about the efficacy of coconut water in fighting Covid-19 transmission came from one of the Doctors in Malaysia, namely dr. Noordin Darus. He said that for people infected with the corona virus, it is recommended to drink coconut water between six to seven glasses on the first day.
Meanwhile, on the second day the water intake must be continued but reduced to five glasses.
According to him, the unique feature of the corona virus is that it attacks the respiratory tract as well as influenza. So, he also suggested not to eat too much sugar, milk and meat in an effort to increase endurance.
As is known, coconut does have benefits in every part. Innovations in consuming coconut are also varied. In addition to young coconut water which is believed to increase the body's immunity, virgin coconut oil is also said to increase the body's immune system to prevent the Corona virus.