Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil derived from the mesocarp (reddish pulp) of the fruit of the oil palms , primarily the African oil palm Elaeis guineensis, and to a lesser extent from the American oil palm Elaeis oleifera and the maripa palm Attalea maripa.
The use of palm oil in food products has attracted the concern of environmental groups; the high oil yield of the trees has encouraged wider cultivation,
Humans used oil palms as far back as 5,000 years. In the late 1800s, archaeologists discovered a substance that they concluded was originally palm oil in a tomb at Abydos dating back to 3,000 BCE.  It is believed that traders brought oil palm to Egypt. [ citation needed ]
Palm oil from E. guineensis has long been recognized in West and Central African countries, and is widely used as a cooking oil . European merchants trading with West Africa occasionally purchased palm oil for use as a cooking oil in Europe
Palm oil became a highly sought-after commodity by British traders for use as an industrial lubricant for machinery during Britain's Industrial Revolution .
Palm oil formed the basis of soap products, such as Lever Brothers ' (now
Unilever ) " Sunlight " soap, and the American Palmolive brand.
By around 1870, palm oil constituted the primary export of some West African countries, although this was overtaken by cocoa in the 1880s with the introduction of colonial European cocoa plantations.
Palm oil in many countries is used as a simple frying oil, but many other markets make use of both palm and palm kernel oil: Consumer retail food and snack manufacturers. Personal care and cosmetics (mainly palmkernel oil) Biofuel and energy.important of palm oil
Reduce cholesterol level
Slow the progression of heart disease
Boost brain healthy
Enhances vitamin A status
Reduce oxidative stress
Improve skin and hair health
The term sugar is the generic term for any disaccharides and monosaccharides. Sugars are an essential structural component of living cells and a source of energy in many organisms.
Sugars are classified based on the number of monomeric units present. The term simple sugars denote to the monosaccharides. The term table sugar or granulated sugar actually refers to sucrose, which is a disaccharide made of two monosaccharides: glucose and fructose. Sucrose is the form of sugar that many people are familiar with. It is used in food preparation, such as in cakes, pastries, and desserts. It is also used as an ingredient in several beverages, such as sodas, coffee, and juices.
Important of sugar
One of the most important of sugar is energy, it also has a great important in the Brain.
Now to the main topic: How can palm oil and sugar use to cure cough. According to my finding and what I asks elderly people,why palm oil and sugar are always been use whenever someone has cough.
I was told that palm oil is a very good thing and has a very great work in the body. And as for sugar Is also good for the body just like honey. I was told that when you mix Palm oil and sugar it soften the cough and help to reduce the pain in the throat,and with that it will relieve the cough and then it will heal and free you. This is done in most part of Nigeria,and it really work. Just try and see.