The Coconut is the fruit of the coconut palm. The coconut palm is kalpa vriksha in Sanscrit meaning " tree that gives all that is necessary". Most parts of the palm are used including its meat, milk and oil.
However the 100% pure raw coconut is packed with nutrients and vitality, and it is seen to be an elixier that brings energy, nourishment and well being. It is used by sports enthusiasts who want a quick boost of energy. As a fat the coconut oil or butter is quickly metabolised and quickly releases as energy, it cannot be stored as fat. Therefore many people are using coconut in their diet to promote weight loss and well being.