Coconut is called the tree of life because all parts of it can be used for product manufacturing. From nuts, trunk, leaves, flowers and fruits. The fruit having the greatest value. The two men deserted in small island just ate coconut fruit as mode of survival. Truthfulness of the story is unknown but its not far from reality.
Coconut is indeed a tree of life cause it can really save lives. Not by eating fruit but through blood transfusions. I already watched some movies where a dying man (due to wound and blood loss) was saved by transfusion with coconut water. I thought the coconut water was used as replacement for regular dextrose but the real intention was to replace the loss blood.
According to World Health Organization (WHO) a blood transfusion is the transfer of blood or blood components from one individual (donor) to another (recipient). A blood transfusion can be a life-saving procedure, and health services are challenged to maintain an adequate supply of safe blood, and to ensure that it is used appropriately.
Coconut water is the same as human blood plasma which makes up 55% of our blood. It can act as universal blood donor and was actually used for blood transfusions during World War II. The practice is still common ins third world countries where theres a lack of blood donors.
It is a universal blood donor cause it has no antigen of any type and the negative and positive kind are also not an issue. Maybe coconut water can still be used for blood transfusion in our modern times. Thorough study is needed though.