It also helps to ease tension in your blood vessel walls, which helps further lower blood pressure, notes the health body.
Other heart-healthy benefits
Coconut water has also been shown to reduce blood cholesterol and triglycerides in animal studies.
Blood cholesterol and triglycerides are substances that can both clog up your arteries and hike your risk of developing heart disease.
General tips to lower high blood pressure
According to the NHS, eating a low-fat diet that includes lots of fibre, such as wholegrain rice, bread and pasta, and plenty of fruit and vegetables also helps lower blood pressure.