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close this bookHerbal Medicine for Animals (IIRR, 1996, 18 p.)
View the documentForeword
View the documentGrowing and using herbal medicine
View the documentAllium sativum
View the documentAreca catechu
View the documentBlumea balsamifera
View the documentCarica papaya papaya
View the documentCocos nucifera
View the documentChrysophyllum cainito
View the documentGliricidia septum
View the documentMomordica charantia
View the documentMoringa oleifera
View the documentMusa sapientum
View the documentPremna odorata
View the documentPsidium guajava
View the documentTamarindus indica
View the documentTinosphora rumpii
View the documentVitex negundo

Cocos nucifera

FIG.1.Coconut (Young)


Plant part






Mix water from 3-5 young coconuts with a cup of brown sugar and a little salt

Give solution as drench 3x a day until animal recovers.
Adult cattle and buffaloes: 2-3 liters Calves, sheep, goats: 1-1.5 liters

(from shell)


Pound and mix with feed. Grind coconut shell charcoal to a powder and mix with water. Adult cattle and buffaloes: 1 cup of powdered coconut shell mixed in 500 ml of water. Calves, goats and sheep: Half of the above amount.

Divide the mixture into several rations and feed the animal one ration at a time until it recovers. Drench animal 3 times a day

Powder(from the external part of the shell)

External wound or cuts

Scrape external part of the shell to collect powder (amount will depend on the size of the wound).

Apply on clean wound 2-3x a day for 3 days.