Why is a coconut tree called "The Tree of Life"?
The Coconut Tree is known to have many uses, from its roots to tips (leaves), from culinary to non-culinary. In the Philippines, the coconut tree is considered as the "Tree of Life".You must be wondering, why is that so? Allow me to cite the different parts of the coconut tree and its corresponding benefits and/or uses. Let's start with...
Coconut roots are used as beverage, dye, mouthwash, and medicine for dysentery (formerly known as flux or the bloody flux). A frayed-out piece of root can also be used as a toothbrush.
Find out more of its parts with the corresponding benefits and/or uses here.
You will really be amazed at how very useful a coconut tree is, and for tropical places, this is their source of income and helps a lot with the economy.