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Scientific name of Coconut palm: Cocos nucifera
Name of Coconut palmin different languages:
Hindi: Nariyal ka ped
Malayalam: Tengu തെങ്ങ്, Kalpavruksham
Sanskrit: Sandhya Raga, Narial
The coconut tree (Cocos nucifera) is a tall palm, found throughout the tropic and sub-tropic area, it is growing up to 30 m tall, leaves are pinnate and up to 4 to 6 m long, and pinnae, 60cm to 90 cm long; old leaves falling down in maturity. Almost all part of the tree is useful in various needs in Kerala The name Kerala means ' The place of coconut’ (Kera means coconut and Ala - land or place).
Useful plant parts: Whole parts of the plant are useful, coconut, flowers, oil,
Main uses of this coconut palm:
Coconuts are used as a part of the daily diets (coconut milk, scrambled coconut to prepare curries)
Tender coconut water-As a health drink (Potassium rich)
Oil from dried fruits (Coconut oil)
Charcoal is made from the hard shell.
Coir from fibrous husk to make ropes, coir mattress, coir mats etc
The husks and leaves are used to make furnishing and decorating.
Coconut oil used in cosmetics
Base of Ayurvedic Kerams
Stem are used to make furniture, bridges etc.
Urinal disorders, intestinal worm, dehydration, bladder stone, dysentery, heart problems and skin disorders.
Chemical content: Kaprilic Acid, glicerides, miristic acid, stearic acids