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Banana Shrub and its Benefits


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    Banana Shrub and its Benefits

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    Banana Shrub is one of the most cultivated plants, grown in the tropical nations. Its scientific name is 'Musa Sapeintum Paradisiaca'. A Banana Shrub is a large herbaceous tree that does not form a woody stem. It grows in an interesting way as it never originates from seeds. Some small sprouts of this fruit form their own leaves and fruits when they grow mature and stop taking help from the parent or old shrub. Here is some valuable information about its underlining benefits:

    Important Uses of Banana Shrub and Parts

    Almost all the parts of this fruit tree are used for some economic and medicinal purposes.

    Banana Skin and Sap- Its skin is used in dyeing as the sap of this one is made of tannin which makes a black stain on the cloth. Due to this quality, its also used in making ink.

    Flower and trunk
    - The flower and the central part of the buds, stems and shoots are used in various culinary arts as vegetables. Its flowers can be eaten raw or used in cooking various soups, curries and fried foods. Their flavor resembles the veggie, artichoke. In fact, the trunk of banana tree is also used in various South Asian and Southeast Asian cuisines.

    Bark- Papers made for artistic purposes are made by the bark of this shrub.

    Shoots- The shoots of this plant are rich in fibers and so used in textile industry.

    Leaves- They are used in the South Asia and Southeast Asian nations as eco-friendly 'plates' to serve foods, especially during festivals. As they contain some juices, so they protect the food from burning and add a subtle flavor. The dried forms of these leaves are used for packing foods and as cups to hold liquid materials.

    Fruits- Fruits of this tree are called bananas or kayla. They are mainly rich in fiber and vitamin B series which helps in inducing a cheerful mood and reduce the problem of depression. Some other ill conditions that can be treated with this fruit includes intestinal disorders, constipation, diarrhea, dysentery,arthritis, gout, anemia, kidney diseases, urinary and menstrual disorders.

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    Re: Banana Shrub and its Benefits

    Dear Sumathisrini, you have given a very useful information about the Banana Shrub and Parts. thank you

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    Re: Banana Shrub and its Benefits

    I found this post very helpful. Even found out that banana shrub are used as ink of all things!

    Thanks for sharing this.
    Kind Regards
    Tim

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    Re: Banana Shrub and its Benefits

    useful post...!!

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    Re: Banana Shrub and its Benefits

    Quote Originally Posted by sumitra View Post
    Dear Sumathisrini, you have given a very useful information about the Banana Shrub and Parts. thank you

    Thank you Sumitra sister.


    Quote Originally Posted by tkyles1009 View Post
    I found this post very helpful. Even found out that banana shrub are used as ink of all things!

    Thanks for sharing this.
    Kind Regards
    Tim

    Thank you sir.


    Quote Originally Posted by Mary Daisy View Post
    useful post...!!

    Thank you Mary.


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    Re: Banana Shrub and its Benefits

    Quote Originally Posted by tkyles1009 View Post
    I found this post very helpful. Even found out that banana shrub are used as ink of all things!

    Thanks for sharing this.
    Kind Regards
    Tim
    Welcome Mr. Tim to penmai.com!!!!!


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    Re: Banana Shrub and its Benefits

    Useful info about Banana shrub.

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    Re: Banana Shrub and its Benefits

    Quote Originally Posted by jv_66 View Post
    Useful info about Banana shrub.

    Thanks Jayanthy .



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