Hindi: Nariyal ka ped
Malayalam: Tengu തെങ്ങ്, Kalpavruksham
Sanskrit: Sandhya Raga, Narial
The coconut tree (Cocos nucifera) is a tall palm, found throughout the tropic and sub-tropic area, it grows up to 30 m tall, its leaves are pinnate and up to 4 to 6 m long, and pinnae, 60cm to 90 cm long; old leaves falling down in maturity. Almost all part of the tree is useful for various needs in Kerala The name Kerala means ‘ The place of coconut’ (Kera means coconut and Ala – land or place).
Useful plant parts: Whole parts of the plant are useful, coconut, flowers, oil,
Urinal disorders, intestinal worms, dehydration, bladder stones, dysentery, heart problems, and skin disorders.
Chemical content: Kaprilic Acid, glycerides, meristic acid, stearic acids
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