Palm tree is the only tree that can produce two types of oils: red palm oil and palm kernel.
Aside that, here are the benefits of a palm tree:
- Roots: The roots of palm tree are used to cure impotency in Africa. Chewing washed roots of palm tree with salt can make men to last long in bed.
- The leaves can be used as mosquitoes coil.
- The stalk in the leaves are used as broom.
- The new shoots of the leaves are used to help women who are about to give birth.
- Palm wine can be obtained from palm tree.
- Palm kernel is a great antibiotic, and can be used to cure chronic ear disease.
- When a palm tree is cut down and the wine is tapped, after few months the tree will produce mushroom.