Banana is the common name for herbaceous plants of the genus Musa and for the fruit they produce. Bananas come in a variety of sizes and colors when ripe, including yellow, purple, and red.
The banana plant is the largest herbaceous flowering plant. Many varieties of bananas are perennial.
Nutrition Facts: Bananas are a very good source of vitamin B6 and a good source of vitamin C, potassium, dietary fiber, and manganese. It also contains serotonin or the substance of happiness, having an anti-stress role. A fruit with a high nutritional value. B6 is rich in vitamins, potassium and folic acid (vitamin B9). Vitamins B1, B2, C, D, E and P are also found, as well as magnesium, copper, iron and phosphorus minerals.
Parts Used: Fruit (unripe and ripe), flower, leaves, juice.
Health Benefits of Bananas
Medicinal effects and uses: Bananas are very useful especially for the stomach. It strengthens the midi and because of its protective effects, it is very good for people with ulcer and gastritis. It removes constipation. It is also useful in kidney inflammation and intestinal diseases. Relaxing effects reduce stress and reduce blood pressure. Reduce number of blindness. It relieves the body and the tiredness of the brain. Energizes. Accelerates the recovery of the patients. Supports bone growth. Blocks cramps. It’s good for coughing and chest pain.
Being rich in iron, the bananas stimulate the production of hemoglobin in the blood, thus helping in cases of anemia. Because of its high potassium, but low salt content, it is indicated for those having problems with arterial pressure.
Bananas are one of our best sources of potassium, an essential mineral for maintaining normal blood pressure and heart function. Bananas, which reduce the relative cholesterol ratio, protect against heart and vascular diseases. In addition to these cardiovascular benefits, the potassium found in bananas may also help to promote bone health.
How to Use Bananas: The banana can eat fresh. It is also used frequently in facial and skin care. It nourishes and cleanses the skin. Banana, lemon juice with the ointment and put on eczema is seen to be useful. It is necessary to eat banana mature as it is a bit difficult to digest the mature banana that is not fully immature. In our country, bananas are freshly consumed and fried in countries where the banana is homeland. It has a different taste. If you want to try it, be careful to make your banana full and unripe, hard banana. Slice the banana and fry it in hot oil like potatoes. Bon Appetit.
It also feeds and cleans banana skin, which is used for skin and facial care as well as nourishing properties. Mixed with lemon juice and spread to the region of eczema will be useful.