Bananas are one of the most popular fruits on the plant, and despite their delicious taste, these fruits offer numerous health benefits.They offer the perfect portion size, come in their own handy, natural protective wrap, and are extremely economical. Fresh and creamy, bananas mix well with other fruits and are a favorite lunchtime addition or for noshing on the go.
Over centuries, bananas have been used to settle upset stomachs (including morning sickness), reduce stress, ease heartburn pain, relieve constipation, soothe PMS symptoms, cure warts, and stimulate brain power.
Benefits of Banana
A look into the nutritional breakdown of bananas and it reveals the following: per 100 grams, it contains 0.3 gm total fat, zero cholesterol, 1 mg salt, about 360 mg potassium, 2.6 gm dietary fiber, 12 gm sugar and 1.1 gm protein.
It is a common feature in breakfast menus, and it is definitely with good reason. It provides you instant energy to kickstart your day, and is said to be very good for the stomach. Most natural home remedies in India circling around an upset stomach, call for using bananas as a remedy along with a few other ingredients. A single piece of banana is said to contain only 90 calories, which also makes it a great (and healthy) snack to munch on rather than sugar loaded goodies or deep-fried treats.
Cool Things Bananas Can Help You With
Rub a banana peel on your furniture, kitchen utensils or shoes to make them nice and shiny.
Rub a banana peel on your teeth and they will be whiter than ever in just a few weeks.
Rubbing a banana peel on areas affected by acne will relieve inflammation and irritation while preventing further outbreaks.
Rub the inner side of a banana peel on your warts and secure it with a bandage overnight. Using the treatment regularly will make the warts fall off soon.
To use them for your headache, just put the peel across your forehead or at the back of your neck.