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PLANTAIN STEM AND FLOWER HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

Posted in VEGETABLES HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

Health Benefits

Banana Stem:

1.  It is a good source of dietary fiber. Since it is high in fibre, it acts as a laxative and can ease constipation.

2.  Banana stems juice when combined with buttermilk and had on a empty stomach helps in weight reduction. The juice has various other benefits. It is a relief for ulcers, burning sensation and acidity. Its astringent quality helps in blood coagulation.

3.  Banana stem is rich in potassium and thus if regularly taken, it can cure stomach pains.

4.  The outer parts of the stem can be used to treat heat burns. To apply on burns, apply the banana stem juice which wile se the burn.

Banana Flower:

    1.  Wards Off Infection 

2.  Reduces Free Radical Activity

3.  Reduces Menstrual Bleeding

4.  Manages Diabetes And Anemia 

5.  Rich Source Of Vitamins And Minerals

6.  Boosts Mood And Reduces Anxiety

7.  Helps Nursing Mothers

Minerals

PRINCIPLE

NUTRIENT VALUE

PERCENTAGE OF RDA

Energy

122 Kcal

6%

Carbohydrates

31.89 g

24.5%

Protein

1.30 g

2%

Total Fat

0.37g

2%

Cholesterol

0 mg

0%

Dietary Fiber

2.30 g

6%

VITAMINS

Folates

22 µg

5.5%

Niacin

0.686 mg

4%

Pyridoxine

0.299 mg

23%

Riboflavin

0.054 mg

4%

Thiamin

0.052 mg

4%

Vitamin A

1127 IU

37.5%

Vitamin C

18.4 mg

31%

Vitamin E

0.14 mg

1%

Vitamin K

0.7 µg

1%

ELECTROLYTES

Sodium

4 mg

<1%

Potassium

499 mg

10.6%

MINERALS

Calcium

3 mg

<0.5%

Iron

0.60 mg

7.5%

Magnesium

37 mg

9%

Phosphorus

34 mg

5%

PLANTAIN STEM / FLOWER RECIPES

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