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Health benefits of banana stem

Health benefits of banana stem

People normally eat bananas but they do not show any interest in eating banana stem. But, many south Indians are interested in the banana stem due to its health benefits. Hence, they added it to their diet long back.

Banana stem is nutritious. Some people make curry with it and consume it. Here is a simple way to consume banana stem. It is a juice made with banana stem.

Fill a bowl with buttermilk and keep the pieces of banana stem in it. Change the buttermilk if the banana stem turns sour. Soak the pieces of banana stem in a fresh buttermilk and the next day blend the pieces in a blender by adding water, salt, pepper, cumin powder, curd or buttermilk. Drink it to get the health benefits of banana stem.

There are many health benefits for banana stem. If the juice of banana stem is taken early in the morning on an empty stomach, it helps regulating your acidity levels.

It is beneficial for diabetics and controls blood sugar levels.

It eliminates toxins from your body. So, you can consume it to cleanse your body.

Banana stem is rich in potassium and other vitamins. Hence, it helps in treating many infections such as urinary tract infection, digestive tract infection etc.

It prevents kidney stones. It is a diuretic and thus helps in treating calcification in kidneys. Calcification or the deposits of calcium in kidneys hinder the function of kidneys. It may even lead to kidney failure. So, consume banana stem juice for the benefits to your kidneys.

If you are seeking to lose your weight in a natural way, then drink the juice. Banana stem is rich in fiber so you can control your cravings. It keeps you full. Banana stem juice improves your bowel movements as well. So, make sure that you don’t filter it while drinking.

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