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.


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.

Healthy Diet and tips to avoid Constipation

No organisms is exempted from facing issues with bowel movement, it is a natural phenomena in which we face difficulty in emptying the bowel. As a regular process, we should pass our stool twice in a day. If it doesn’t happen, then it is the sign of constipation which we need to pay attention. Symptoms such as fullness in the stomach or pelvic region is tend to happen.

If it is not taken care of for a period of time, chronic constipation has the potential to create consequences on our body such as:

  • Piles
  • Fissure in anus
  • Skin tags

Let’s see what foods to avoid if we are facing constipation?

  • Bakery food items/junk foods
  • Smoking & drinking liquor
  • Red meat
  • Maida(Refined wheat) food items

Natural home based remedies to get rid of constipation:

  • Adequate food intake
  • Drink sufficient amount of water
  • Eat fiber rich food such as Chickpea, nuts, dry fruits, fruits and many more in the list to go.
  • Seasame seeds: if we eat 4-6 tea spoons sesame seeds powder mixed with palm jaggery on daily basis, it will help us to get relief from this problem.

**Eat healthy and Stay healthy**