The Many Benefits of Coconut

- August 12, 2022

Botanically classified as a fruit, a nut, and a seed, the coconut is as versatile as its classification. Its application varies in forms and fields. From cosmetics to medicines to food to decor, the humble coconut finds application in almost every industry, with every part from the water to the meat to the shell to even the husk on the shell being utilized in some way or another. Here are some of the many uses of coconut:

Illustration: Rajib Das

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Dasharatha, the prince of Ayodhya, was out hunting when he heard the sound of an elephant drinking water. Aiming his bow, the prince shot in the direction of the sound. Tragically, the arrow killed a youth who was filling water in a pitcher for his old and blind parents. The anguished father cursed Dasharatha that one day he would die grieving for his son. Dasharatha's son was the valiant and unparalleled, Rama.

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