Banana flower is used as medicine in Ayurveda. It is also used to make many prized hair serums, facial oils, creams and scrubs. Dr. Sharad Kulkarni MS (Ayu), (Ph.D.), a Vaidya at Jeevottama Ayurveda Center, Bangalore, has told many benefits about banana flowers. Come, know the health benefits of banana flower…
Banana flower is a panacea for diabetic patients
According to Dr. Kulkarni of Ayurveda, if the decoction of banana flower is boiled and given to diabetic patients, then their insulin level decreases. At the same time, a study found that eating banana flowers reduces the insulin level of diabetics. Although the study is not yet clinically proven, it has been shown to be beneficial in Ayurveda. You can also consume banana flower vegetable which is made from moth dal.
This flower can reduce the effect of free radicals
Free radicals cause many problems in our body. Banana flower has antioxidant properties. It also treats health problems like cancer and premature aging. It must be included in health supplements to make full use of its antioxidant properties. Explain that free radicals can cause Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, which can be prevented by consuming banana flowers regularly.
Relieves period pain and helps in weight loss
Banana flower increases progesterone which helps in reducing excessive bleeding. To consume it, first of all, you should cook the banana flower completely in some water and salt. After cooling, part of the cup coconut, 2 grams. Add chili, half a teaspoon cumin. After this, mix the ripe banana flower in thick curd and add salt as required.
Now your banana flower recipe is ready, which you can eat directly or with rice. This can treat excess bleeding. Being rich in fiber and nutrients, banana flower is also helpful in reducing weight. Banana flowers should be included in salads and soups for weight loss.
Rich source of vitamins and minerals
Banana flowers contain vitamins C, A, E, fiber and potassium which are sources of healthy nutrients. It boosts your mood and is helpful in reducing anxiety. Anxiety is reduced due to the magnesium present in banana flowers. They reduce depression without side effects.
Dr. explains that banana flower helps to avoid uterine problems. To keep the uterus healthy, turmeric powder, black pepper and cumin should be mixed in banana flowers. Drinking this decoction removes the problem of uterus. Women will not have any uterine problem if you consume it daily.
Banana flowers are rich in soluble and insoluble fiber. A soluble fiber allows food to pass through the digestive tract more easily as it dissolves in water and forms a gel. Insoluble fiber helps undigested products to bulk up because it does not dissolve in water. It promotes healthy digestion and absorption of food. By drinking its decoction, you can get relief from anxiety.
Can reduce the risk of cancer, kidney and heart disease
Kulkarni says that banana flowers are high sources of tannins, acids, flavonoids and other antioxidants that help fight free radicals and eliminate oxidative damage that leads to cancer and heart disease. Banana flower can prevent these conditions. Apart from this, the decoction of this flower can solve every problem related to kidney.