Bustling benefits of Banana flower

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Almost every part of banana tree is useful to us, be it stem, flowers, leaves, barks, and obviously the bananas- both ripen and non-ripen.

Banana flowers are the blossoms of banana tree which are used as vegetables in South Asia and South East Asia region. The people of these regions use banana flower for curries, soups and fried foods.

Nutrients info: Potassium, Fiber, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, Copper, Vitamin E and Protein.

Benefits:

Good for heart: Banana flowers are good source of tannins and other antioxidants, potassium, and dietary fiber. All these contents help to keep your heart healthy.

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Anti-aging benefits: Banana flowers are loaded with antioxidants that encounter free radicals and prevent early aging or skin aging.

Improve Lactation: Banana flowers promote breast milk supply for lactating mothers. It also helps to prevent excessive bleeding and maintaining healthy uterus after delivery.

Anti-depressants: Banana flowers are rich in magnesium which helps to boost mood and reduce anxiety without any side effects.

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Regulate menstrual bleeding: Banana flowers help to increase the progesterone hormone in the body which can reduce excessive menstrual bleeding.

Regulating blood pressure: Banana flowers are rich in potassium and dietary fiber which help in maintaining blood pressure at normal level.

Helps in digestion: Banana flowers are loaded with dietary fibre which boosts healthy digestion and prevents constipation.

Boosts immunity: Banana flowers treat infections due to presence of ethanol-based extracts which helps to prevent the growth of pathogenic bacteria.

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Prevents Anaemia: Banana flowers have good amount of iron that can increase the production of red blood cells.

In the upcoming blogs, we will post how to prepare food using this flower to en light our followers to get benefited from this flower’s nutrients.

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Why is Jackfruit seeds good for you?

Nutrients: Carbohydrate, Protein, Fiber, Calcium, Phosphorus, Iron.

Wonder! How to eat it?

  • After we consume the pulpy portion of the fruit, keep away the seeds for later use.
  • Dry the seeds under bright sunlight for a couple of hours, so that the skin of the seeds can be separated from the seed.
  • Just boil the seeds in water with some amount of salt, once it is boiled, you can directly eat it. The taste will be a little sweet.
  • This seed could be added with the curries when prepare at home, it tends to enhance the taste in most cases.

Mind boggling Benefits:

  • Helps us to stay away from skin related ailments
  • Iron content in it helps to increase hemoglobin level in our body
  • Prevents us from Anaemia and blood related illness
  • Acts as a natural immunity booster
  • This fiber rich food improves digestion and prevents constipation
  • Helps in building muscles in our body
  • Mix the powdered seeds with milk and regularly apply to face will help to get rid of wrinkles and prevents us from aging

Kindly feel free to share your experience with us via comments, we are glad to listen from your end..Cheers!!