“Nariyal Talia”
Coconut Oil
Coconut Oil

Refined fatty oil obtained from dried, solid part of the endosperm of Cocos nucifera L.

Common Name(s) in English & Indian Languages
Sanskrit: Narikela taila, Trnaraja taila
Assamese: Khopra tel
Bengali: Narikel tel
English: Coconut Palm oil
Guajarati: Naliar tel, Nariyel tel, Shriphal tel, Koprun tel
Hindi: Nariyal tel, Gola tel
Kannada: Khobbari tailam, Tengnamara tailam, Temgu tailam, Thengu tailam
Malayalam: Nalikeram tailam, Ten tailam, Thengu tailam, Keram tailam
Marathi: Naral tel
Oriya: Nariyal tel
Punjabi: Narela tel, Khopra tel, Garigola tel
Tamil: Tenkai tailam, Kopparai tailam
Telugu: Narikelamu tailam, Tenkay tailam, Kobbari tailam
Urdu: Narjil tayl, Narial tayl

Nariyal taila is white or pearl-white fat, or colourless to light yellow oily liquid, with an odour of coconut and a bland taste, obtained by expression from the kernels of the coconut. It is freely soluble in methylene chloride and in light petroleum (bp: 65-70°C), very slightly soluble in ethanol (96 %), practically insoluble in water

Melting point 200 to 260

Therapeutic uses:
• Purgative
• Refrigerant
• Antacid

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