Just the word Coconut conjures up tropical thoughts. It has been called "the tree of a thousand uses". The coconut palm yields up to 75 fruits per year. Nearly all parts of the palm are useful and it has significant economic value.
The flower is used in weddings, the husks are used in soil to help produce healthy trees and are also made into charcoal. Coir is the fiber from the husks of the coconut. This is used in making ropes, doormats, brushes, sacks, caulking boats and as stuffing fibers for mattresses.
The shells are made into bowls and utensils and crafts like buttons and soap dishes. They are used in theatre to make sound effects of horse’s hoof beats, and as musical instruments. …Read More