World Coconut Day 2021: Know why is Coconut Day celebrated, and the benefits of this fruit

Publish Date: 02 Sep, 2021
World Coconut Day 2021: Know why is Coconut Day celebrated, and the benefits of this fruit

World Coconut Day 2021:

A fruit with multiple benefits, Coconut is an important part of our diet and the food we consume each day. A fruit usually found in tropical countries, coconut has various health benefits, and is a great healer from illness, because of its anti-fungal, antibacterial, antioxidants, and antiviral constituents.

Well, a special day is dedicated to spreading awareness on coconut usage and the importance of coconut, known as World Coconut Day.

So, in this article further, let’s know more about World Coconut Day 2021.

World Coconut Day 2021 History:

Celebrated every year on 2nd September, World Coconut Day 2021 to commemorate the foundation of the Asian Pacific Coconut Community (APCC) organization. While Asian Pacific Coconut Community (APCC) is an intergovernmental organization that administers the coconut-producing states of Asia Pacific. 

APCC was founded on 2nd September 1969 and aims at promoting coordinating, and systemize the activities involved in the coconut industry.

Why is World  Coconut Day celebrated?

World Coconut Day is celebrated with an aim to celebrate and spread awareness regarding the importance of coconuts in our diet and the health benefits that we get from coconut consumption.

So, other than just consumption as a food, here are other benefits of coconut listed below:

  • Natural lip moisturizer:

Using coconut oil to moisturize chapped lips does wonders during winters, as coconut oil works as the best lip balm.

  • Deep Conditioning:

Before bathing, if you massage the hair well with coconut oil, then the problem of dry and damaged hair goes away. While experts recommend keeping it overnight. Also, if you apply coconut oil by heating it lightly, then it becomes more beneficial.

  • Body scrubbing:

Coconut oil can also be used for scrubbing in a natural way. For this, mix equal amounts of coconut oil and brown sugar. Scrub hands and feet, underarms, and other parts of the body with this.

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