Coconut (Cocos nucifera L.: Arecaceae): in health promotion and disease prevention.

@article{Debmandal2011CoconutN,
  title={Coconut (Cocos nucifera L.: Arecaceae): in health promotion and disease prevention.},
  author={Manisha Debmandal and Shyamapada Mandal},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of tropical medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={241-7}
}
Coconut, Cocos nucifera L., is a tree that is cultivated for its multiple utilities, mainly for its nutritional and medicinal values. The various products of coconut include tender coconut water, copra, coconut oil, raw kernel, coconut cake, coconut toddy, coconut shell and wood based products, coconut leaves, coir pith etc. Its all parts are used in someway or another in the daily life of the people in the traditional coconut growing areas. It is the unique source of various natural products… CONTINUE READING