Thermal nature: warming.
- Quells wind,
- Toniﬁes the heart.
Conditions: weakness, emaciation, nosebleed, and childhood malnutrition.
Coconut is a good source of saturated fat for vegetarians; however, it can be dangerous when used by those with excess saturated fat and cholesterol in the diet (for example, a diet concentrated in heavy meats, eggs, and dairy).
Coconut milk is warming, sweet, clears the effects of summer heat, quenches thirst, and increases semen, and builds the yin ﬂuids. It is often helpful in treating edema resulting from heart weakness and diabetes.