Chiray Virgin Coconut Oil 500ml | Yoga Studio

Chiray Virgin Coconut Oil 500ml


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The coconut palm (Cocos nucifera), is a member of the family Arecaceae (palm family). Coconut is a familiar palm of the tropics. Mature trees may be in excess of 30 feet high, and will begin bearing fruit from around 7 years of age. A typical coconut palm will continue to live for 80 years producing fruit all year long. Coconut has been used for a wide range of purposes throughout history. The coconut feartured in early Sanskrit writings from the 4th century BC.   In Sanskrit the name for coconut  is kalpa vriksha, which means "the tree which provides all the necessities of life". The cocnut plays a major role in Indian mythoolgoy for it resembles a human head with three marks on its shell like eyes and a mouth and fibre like hair.  
Our coconut oil is virgin, organic and cold pressed.
In some parts of the world, coconut is a dietary staple that people have thrived on for many generations.  Coconut is also a major source of industry, for example  Sri Lanka alone is estimated to produce over 2 million tonnes of fresh coconuts each year.