Coconut, also known “Cocos nucifera” is a single seeded fruit from the Palm family. It is mostly grown in parts of Asia and Africa.
Coconut is a healthy and an amazing fruit due to its overall benefits to the body’s haelth and well-being. In fact, all parts of the coconut can be used to your benefit. From its water, milk, food, sugar, husk, leaves and oil.
Facts about Coconut Tree
It takes a year to fully develop, producing more than 60 coconuts per harvesting.
Coconut is rich in fibre, vitamins C, E, B1, B3, B5 and B6, iron, selenium, sodium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorous.
Coconut also produces Lauric acid which converts into a compound named Monolaurin. Monolaurin is an anti viral, anti fungal and anti bacterial that fights infection and other organisms that cause diseases.