ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Importance of Coconut tree and coconut in our daily life

Updated on November 1, 2013
Coconut
Coconut | Source

Coconut tree

Coconut tree
Coconut tree | Source

Make use of coconut palm in different ways

Each and everyone know about a coconut tree but don't understands how a coconut tree is useful to us in different ways. A coconut palm has coconuts, coconut leaves, buds, and also its flower. All are very useful to us. The height of the coconut tree will be very large. The leaves of the coconut tree is also very large in height. Coconut is the main food giving part of a coconut tree. It has many uses in our real life. Coconut is used for making variety of delicious dishes. We use Coconut in curries, payasams and also in many other food items. Coconut chutney is a very tasty dish of south India. Crushed coconut is used in our lunch as a side dish.

A natural drink is always good for our health as it contains nothing to harm our body. Coconut water is a main healthy natural drink for the people in all countries especially in summer season. Coconut milk is a main part used for making payasam(a sweet dish) and also in some of the dishes for breakfast. The leaves of this tree has many uses. Coconut leaves is used in making shelters in some of the countries. They are used for roofing the houses and feel a cool atmosphere in those places. With the help of coconut many craft items can be made such as flowers, animals etc.

The leaves of the coconut tree are also used for making broomsticks for cleaning. Many toys can be built with the help of these leaves for children like balls, dancing snake etc. Philippines is the country which produces large number of coconut tree. The root of the coconut is used for making medicines. The coconut has a great market value which is a main source of profit for the people. Each and every part of a coconut has wonderful uses in our daily life.

Source

Coir from Coconut – its uses

Coir is a very useful material made from the shell of a coconut. Coir can be reused to make wide range of useful items such as mats, beds, carpets. Its a fiber taken from the husk of a coconut. This coir can be used for taking water from the wells. In India there are different coir making industries. Coir making is one of the important sources of income for many people in different parts of India.

Broken Coconut

Source

Role of Coconut in poojas and marriages

A coconut tree consists of flowers. It includes a male flower and female flower. In Kerala, a state of India, where flowers are a compulsory item for marriages. These coconuts are also used for religious activities in temples. The devotees break coconut in front of temples with a belief that their difficulties in life will vanish with the breaking of coconut. Also these coconuts are used for making payasam in temples.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      napu 

      3 years ago

      I like ur storys its nice thanks for talking about the coconut tree

    • sujithbeta profile imageAUTHOR

      Sreejith k 

      6 years ago from Kerala, India

      Right Amina thanks for ur comment

    • profile image

      Amina 

      6 years ago

      welldone, sujith. Really coconut tree is our 'KALPAVRIKSHA'

    • sujithbeta profile imageAUTHOR

      Sreejith k 

      6 years ago from Kerala, India

      thanx sallyTX

    • SallyTX profile image

      Sally Branche 

      6 years ago from Only In Texas!

      What a lot of very interesting information! It sounds like the coconut is the perfect food! Voted up and awesome! ;D

    • sujithbeta profile imageAUTHOR

      Sreejith k 

      6 years ago from Kerala, India

      You are right Talloni. Coconut is precious

    • RTalloni profile image

      RTalloni 

      6 years ago from the short journey

      The value of the coconut can't be overestimated! Thanks for this look at how it is used in India.

    • sujithbeta profile imageAUTHOR

      Sreejith k 

      6 years ago from Kerala, India

      Thank you Sunita. This is the first comment I am getting for my hub. I am a beginner in hubpages.

    • Sunita-Sharma profile image

      Sunita-Sharma 

      6 years ago from Los Angeles,California,US

      Nice hub!

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)