Botanical name - Cocos nucifera
Family- Arecacea

The coconut palm is grown throughout the tropical tree. Tender coconut water used as face wash removes pimples carbuncles etc. and gives skin a young look. Brown rice put in tender coconut water for 2 days, made into a paste and applied on skin cures variety of skin diseases and skin eruptions. Virgin coconut oil prepared by fermentation of coconut milk cures skin diseases including herpes.