Kapok fruit is a source of fiber, which has long been used in various industries, including the furniture, electronics, health and spinning industries.

In the furniture industry, kapok fiber is used for filling pillows, mattresses, upholstery, and mattresses.

Kapok fiber is used as a heat insulator and sound absorber in the electronics industry. In the world of health, kapok fiber is used as a filler for life belts, wound dressings, and fillers for protective clothing.

Kapok fibers are also used to make yarn in the spinning industry.

In addition to the fruit, other parts of kapok also have benefits. The dry skin of kapok kapok is used as fuel. Oil-containing seeds are used in industry as lubricants and lamp oil, therefore they can be used as energy raw materials.

In the Philippines, the young leaves of kapok are eaten as vegetables. In Thailand, the flowers and young fruits are eaten. In some areas of Java, very young pods are eaten.

Kapok wood has a high economic value. Quoting from Ilmuscience.com, kapok wood is processed into various products, such as boards that can be used to make packaging boxes or crates, tables for table tennis, salons or sound system boxes, and boards for foundries in buildings. Kapok wood can also be processed into raw material for making paper.

The bark of cottonwood can be used as a material for making rope.

Randu leaves are traditionally used as herbal medicine and are believed to be able to treat coughs, diarrhea, as a scar remover, hair fertilizer, eye pain medicine.

Kapok is also used in making soap. Kapok fruit peel ash, as quoted from research by Ambarwati and her team in 2006, can be used as a mixture in soap making, and has also been proven to be used as fertilizer because it contains a lot of potassium.

In addition to fruit peel ashes, kapok seeds, which contain lots of oil, can also be used for making soap. The cake can be used for animal feed or organic fertilizer.