Yes, we love coconut oil and coconut water, they are so common and popular ingredients for daily use by many people. As coconut is such a miracle fruit that with tons of benefits to wellness. While have you tried coconut vinegar? If not yet, you should try and you will love it.
How to Make Raw Coconut Vinegar?
This homemade raw coconut vinegar is totally natural and loaded with several minerals and vitamins, and it can be simply made at home:
- 3 liters coconut water
- 2-1/4 cups white sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon yeast
- 1 liter mother vinegar(starter)
Strain coconut water through a fine sieve and then add sugar inside, mix them well.
Boil the mixture at 149 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes. Let the coconut water cooling and transfer to a sterilized container.
Add yeast to the mixture, stir to mix well, cover and seal tightly in a glass container. Leave it for about a week.
Slowly decant the mixture and boil it for 20 minutes at 149 degrees Fahrenheit.
Add the starter and set aside for a month to attain vinegar with 5% acidity level.
Raw coconut vinegar has some great nutritional benefits, keep reading to find out what makes this homemade vinegar shine:
1-It’s Rich in Minerals
The sap contains several minerals, including potassium, iron, magnesium, zinc, manganese, copper, phosphorus and sulfur, all of which are important for body’s proper functions.
2-It Contains Amino Acids
Coconut sap contains all 9 essential amino acids and 8 nonessential amino acids. Amino acids have many functions, they help your immune system fight infection and some of them play an important role in repairing tissue, some do as neurotransmitters, transmitting messages within the brain, and some are utilized in detoxification and metabolic functions.
3-It’s High in Vitamin C
It contains rich vitamin C, this antioxidant is beneficial for overall health:
- It fights against bacteria, viruses and infection, making it as an effective tool to prevent the common cold;
- It is a natural cure for many skin problems and helps heal cuts and wounds;
- It plays an important role in lowering cholesterol level;
- It improves blood flow and prevents heart attack as well as heart diseases;
- It may reduce the development of neurological disorders;
- It helps relieving arthritis and joints pain;
- It improves vision and reduces the risk of cataracts;
4- It’s Rich in Enzyme
Raw coconut vinegar is enzyme rich, which is important to good health as it helps to break down food easily, that means it improves digestion and may treat some indigestion problems.
5- It’s Low in Glycemic
Coconut vinegar is super low in glycemic index, which measures how a carbohydrate-containing food raises blood glucose. A food with a high glyemic raises blood glucose more than a food with a low glycemic.
6- Finally, coconut vinegar is naturally made with raw and healthy ingredients without any artificial additives.