31 unusual uses for coconuts

by:Chengbai     2020-01-26
When I was in college, I found a job as a student researcher in my engineering department.
My job is to study coconut.
My professor figured out how to turn coconuts into something of value. added products.
Its goal is to help promote the economic development of countries like Papua New Guinea, which are rich in coconut resources but are not fully utilized.
We looked at all aspects of coconuts and how they were used.
So I have a lot of random knowledge of coconuts.
So I want to share some interesting things with you.
There are some unusual uses or coconuts here.
The shell of the fresh coconut is made of very strong fibers.
The material between the fibers has a high Wood content.
This kind of wood can play the role of natural glue.
All you have to do is chop the coconut shell and press it in the mold.
Then heat it up to a few Baidu, and it becomes a solid board similar to a medium-density fiber board.
You don\'t need to add any extra glue or filler.
It can be made from 100% coconut shells.
This can be used for construction like a normal fiber board.
Even consider using coconut boards on the floor of the car.
If you are interested in the science behind this process, you can take a look at the attached pdf of a paper from my former research partner Stanton Greer.
When the fiber of the coconut shell is combined with a small amount of latex, it can be molded into a free-form furniture like this chair.
It has Buffering and elasticity, but still maintains its shape.
You can read more about this project here: coconut skin is a popular medium for cultivating water.
Orchids and mushrooms are especially popular.
The fiber of the coconut shell can be separated and put on a very strong rope.
The outer skin of the coconut has a long fiber and can be easily woven into a rope and a net.
It can be used to cover the eroded landscape and help prevent further erosion and promote plant growth.
Then it is biodegradable without trace.
The fiber of the coconut shell can be woven into durable carpets and mats.
The mat is very popular with fiber.
The tough fiber of the coconut shell is perfect for scrubbing dirt and dirt.
The brushes they make are quite good.
These are examples of helmets and armor used by Gilbert Islands in the 1800 s.
They are made of coconut fiber.
These fibers are sometimes reinforced by human hair.
The helmet is usually only 1/2 thick and is said to be as hard and sturdy as a solid board.
The exhibits are on display at the Fairbanks Museum and the St. Planetarium.
Johnsbury, Vermont, USA.
The fiber of the coconut shell is long and hard.
This makes them very useful for crafts.
They can make dolls and characters very similar to straw statues.
You can see more about this artist here: shells are the best material to make filter activated carbon.
The coconut shell is very dense and covers pores that are perfect for capturing small pollutant particles.
It is also a cheap renewable material that is growing all year round.
The coconut shell can be hollowed out and used as a house for small pets such as hamsters, birds and housecrabs.
You can also make uncomfortable bras with coconut shells.
All you need to do is cut the coconut shell in half and put some rope on it. Then voila!
You have the most impractical bra in the world.
As you may have guessed, coconuts usually do not grow like human beings.
So don\'t expect it to fit, or be comfortable or supportive.
This is why they are often worn by drunken Brotherhood members.
Anyone who has seen the python and looking for the Holy Grail knows that the coconut shell is the best way to make the sound of a running horse.
If you haven\'t seen this yet, it\'s here.
All you have to do is fight with two and a half coconuts.
Trooper\'s genius even turned it into an accessory to the bike, which automatically makes the sound of a horse\'s foot when you ride it.
The hard shell of the coconut can be a good defense tool.
The humble octopus came up with a way to use it as armor.
It carries coconut shells with it.
If it feels threatened, it pulls the shells around itself and hides them.
This is both armor and disguise.
The water of mature coconut contains a large amount of electrolyte, which is very balanced for electrolyte replacement sports drinks.
This is a sports drink for nature.
Coconut water can be fermented to make jelly, just like food called coconut fruit.
Coconut fruit is the most common sweet as a candy or dessert.
Fresh coconut water is sterile and has a high electrolyte content and has been used as an emergency replacement for intravenous saline. Medic. . . Seriously.
You can read on the postgraduate entrance examination: water is a natural diuretic medicine.
So, if you need a heart tonic for medical treatment, drink some coconut water.
In a diesel engine, you can use coconut oil as fuel.
When Rudolph Dissel invented the diesel engine, he was actually designed to study vegetable oil.
However, using straight vegetable oil as fuel can cause some problems with the engine.
This is especially true for coconut oil because it has a high viscosity and melting point.
It is even solid at cooler temperatures.
The solution is to convert the oil into biodiesel using a method called ester transfer (
Fuel closer to oil and diesel).
You can read the whole instructions here about the process: it\'s a fuel that you can put directly into your truck or mix with oil diesel at any proportion you want.
Low power sunscreen can be made with coconut oil.
If it is rubbed on the skin, it will have a sun protection factor (SPF)
According to this data, about 4 are not much compared to commercial sunscreen, but it is still much better than bare skin.
If you are stuck on a tropical island, you may want to use it.
In many recipes, coconut oil can be used as a substitute for vegetable shortening.
Like shortening, it is thick, sticky and solid at room temperature.
But unlike shortening, it does not crossfats (
Hydrogenation oil).
Unfortunately, it melts at a slightly lower temperature than most of the shorter temperatures.
So keep this in mind and you may want to keep it cool when using it.
Like other fats, coconut oil can be used to make soap.
Coconut oil is a common skin cream.
It is the most commonly used basic moisturizer.
Coconut oil is often used as a regular skin cream and even as a diaper cream.
This helps relieve some symptoms of diaper rash.
This is not as effective as a product containing zinc oxide.
However, it has the advantage of being washable.
People who use cloth diapers will tell you that zinc oxide paste is piled up on cloth diapers and is not easy to wash off.
On the other hand, coconut oil products can be easily cleaned with ordinary detergent.
Coconut oil as a natural insect repellent for sand fleas (Tunga through).
Just wear a thin coat on your skin to avoid nasty bug bites. Personal. . .
The meat in coconut is high in protein.
After the oil is squeezed, the rest is a low-fat high-protein powder, which can be added as a protein supplement to other foods.
Coconut meat contains all the essential amino acids needed by the human body.
This makes it a natural source of complete protein.
Coconut meat is also a commonly used supplement in beef feed.
After extracting oil from coconut meat, you get a fine powder that is used as a substitute for flour in many cooking forms.
It is widely used by people who are trying to avoid gluten.
The meat of the coconut can be sliced, chopped or shaved.
The resulting coconut flakes can be baked or microwave.
The oil in the coconut is fried like a potato chip, but no Fryer is needed.
Just add salt.
Coconut milk is a mixture of coconut water and coconut meat (
Usually taken from young coconuts).
This can be used as a replacement for dairy products.
You can drink like milk or cook with it.
It is usually used to make non-
Dairy products like ice cream.
If the buds of the coconut trees are cut, they begin to drop a drop of sugary juice similar to the maple juice.
This can be collected in the jar.
The sap is purified and boiled to produce coconut sugar or nectar.
This is a unique flavor that can replace regular sucrose in any recipe.
A coconut tree can grow to more than 50 feet tall, and a coconut can weigh 10 pounds.
Needless to say, you will be killed by dropping coconuts.
Anyone who grows up around coconut trees knows that you won\'t hang out under trees full of ripe coconuts.
But tourists are not always so wise.
So there are slogans everywhere.
Trees in densely populated areas have removed coconuts.
But coconut kills a lot of people every year.
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