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Apple of paradise – One of the few fruits that ulcer patients can safely consume

Apple of paradise – One of the few fruits that ulcer patients can safely consume

Kerala fruits banana -vazha pazham

Banana Musa- paradisica, Musa cavendishi is an important fruit of tropics.  This is the only tropical fruit which is exported in large quantities

The edible banana is believed to have originated in the hot, tropical regions of South-East Asia (Assam, Burma-Indo china region). Banana is one of the oldest fruits known to mankind.  Its antiquity can be traced backed to the Garden of Paradise where Eve was said to have used its leaves to cover her modesty.  It may one of the reasons why the banana is called “apple of Paradise and botanically names Musa paradisica.  Frequent mention is made of the banana in great Indian epics

 Banana The world’s most perfect fruit- Banana Medicinal values, health benefits

Bananas have been called “the world’s most perfect fruit.  They’re  high in potassium, low in fat, and a good source of vitamins and fiber. They’re also one of the few fruits available year round.  This is one the oldest cultivated plants.  All parts of the banana plant have medicinal applications.  Its flowers helps in the diseases like dysentery, ulcers and bronchitis, cooked flowers are given to diabetics.  The astringent plant sap in cases of hysteria, epilepsy, leprosy, fevers, hemorrhages, acute dysentery and diarrhea, and it is applied on hemorrhoids, insect and other stings and bites; young leaves are placed as poultices on burns and other skin afflictions; the astringent ashes of the unripe peel and of the leaves are taken in dysentery and diarrhea and used for treating malignant ulcers; the roots are administered in digestive disorders, dysentery and other ailments; banana seed mucilage is given in cases of diarrhea

Energy Booster – Bananas

Banana - Vazaha pazaham kerala nadan pazham

Its rich contents of natural sugars – sucrose, glucose and fructose combined with fibre. Its rich source of Potassium is also essential for helping muscles to contract properly during exercise and reduces cramping up.  Research reveals that just 2 banana provide enough energy for a strenuous ninety minute workout

Bananas Stomach Ulcer- One of the few fruits that ulcer patients can safely consume

Banana has been used as an antacid to protect stomach against ulcers and ulcer damage. A mixture of banana and milk may
decrease acid secretion. It is believed that banana allows a thicker mucus barrier against stomach acids and contains  protease inhibitors. Protease inhibitors help eliminate bacteria causing the stomach ulcers.

Helps Digestion – Consuming a banana after every meal helps in reducing the heartburn
Some other health benefits of eating bananas

  • help reduce water retention
  • cardiovascular health
  • improve blood pressure
  • protection from strokes
  • protection from strokes

Home remedies with bananas

Relief from constipation – Eat banana at night.

In order to treat chronic constipation with bananas, you can slice a banana along with a pear and an apple. Drizzle a spoon of honey over the chopped fruits and if you wish to you can sprinkle a spoon of crushed nuts over this fruit platter. Bananas, pears, and apples are all excellent sources of fiber and this will help to reduce the risk of constipation
Diarrhea – Boil the raw banana, mash it and add a pinch of salt and butter and eat

Banan medicinal uses for children child-eating-banana


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