It is the result of coconut (Cocos nucífera). It is probably one of the trees more profiteers. There is a legend malaya, in which indicate the ninety-nine applications for each of its parts. It is possible that the coconut originating in the malay archipelago, although some versions are also as its origin of the tropical America.
The coconut will take advantage of all its parts. Its pelambrera outside served to manufacture brushes, carpets, ropes and also as filler of pads, for packing boats, etcetera.
The shell interior, very hard and lisa, which allows a large polish, is very indicated to manufacture art objects. Their milk, a sweet taste very pleasing to the palate, is one of the best beverages that are known. And the pulp is edible, both raw and through various applications culinary and cake.
When it is cool, coconut is the party pulposa very soft, and it is when it is more digestible; instead, the coconut that often dispensed in commercial establishments has the pulp hardened, whose cause is advisable chewing much prior to ingest. Coconuts also removed an oil very much appreciated in various countries, and used in aesthetics as butter.
The pulp and the milk of coconut are highly nutritious, because they contain large amounts of vitamins and minerals.
In general, the coconut fortifies the intestines and stomach, and is a good sedative and balancer of the nervous system.