It originates from the Malay Archipelago. Coconut tree is also called the queen of the plants domesticated in the equatorial belt. It is known that cocoanut is one of the most useful plants in the world. It is named after the similarity of monkey’s head shape, eyes and hair -- also known as monkey face.
Coconut is highly healthy natural food and a refreshing beverage.
Due to the high percentage of carbohydrates, fats, oils and vitamins, cocoanut is useful in the diet of young and older persons. This is why it belongs in the list of super foods. Because it contains lauric acid, coconut has antiviral and antibacterial properties and is great when it comes to strengthening the immune system. Caprylic acid, contained in coconut has beneficial effect in the treatment of Candida.
Flour, milk, and coconut oil are used in the treatment of: tumors, skin diseases such as rash, burn, itching, bruising, hematoma, psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis and even baldness, then, against respiratory upsets, asthma, bronchitis, cough and gastric and intestinal diseases.
Coconut products have been proven to possess benefits when it comes to treating hemorrhoids, liver disease, jaundice and other complications associated with these organs.
Also, it is very efficient against female diseases associated with menstruation and excessive bleeding, infection, venereal diseases such as gonorrhea and syphilis, viral diseases (AIDS), influenza, hepatitis C, herpes, colds, SARS, bacterial diseases such as are gingivitis, gonorrhea, throat infections, pneumonia, urinary tract infections and tumors, fungal infections, purulent nail inflammations, Candida, thyroid gland related diseases, rashes, intestinal parasites, prostate related diseases, diseases of the kidney and bladder.
Many will find coconut beneficial because the abovementioned diseases are more common.
It is a great ally in the fight against metabolic disorders. The same beneficial ingredient can be found in face and body cosmetics.
Coconut naturally regulates the secretion of insulin and uses glucose in the blood. It is effective against pancreatic diseases, osteoporosis, immune system diseases, protects against breast, colon and other types of cancers. It reduces the risk of heart disease as well.