New coconut products appear everywhere you turn.
Starbucks now offers coconut milk as an option, even potato chip companies are starting to come back to cooking with coconut oil.
Why are so many people coming back to coconut products?
In the areas where the coconut tree grows naturally, it is referred to as the “Tree of Life”. It’s medicinal properties date back over 5,000 years. Ancient people in India, Sri Lanka and the Phillippines used just about every part of the coconut tree, just like how Native Americans had used every part of the American buffalo for food, weaponry, and spiritual purposes.
So how could the coconut tree be called the “Tree of Life” in some portions of the world, but so vilified by the United States for most of the 20th century?
The answer […]