green, yellow or riped banana
Bananas are generally elongated and edible fruit. Produced by several species of big herbaceous flowering plants the banana fruit originated from the genus Musa. It is also available all year round and provides several health benefits. Contains a lot of vitamins and has many skin benefits.
Bananas can be used in salad, fruit juice and in dessert. It can also be used as a snack(chips) or even in dishes. Containing vitamins such as Potassium, it guarantees the proper functioning of muscles. It also contains Vitamin B6 which helps to improve metabolism and Vitamin C which repairs body tissue.
Health benefits of bananas
Medical uses and health benefits:
- Rich in nutrients
- Supporting digestive health
- Helping in weight loss
- Improving blood sugar levels
- Is full of antioxidants
- When unripe they help with insulin sensitivity.
- A good skin Moisturizer
Being rich in Potassium helps to hydrate skin. By mashing up a ripped banana in a bowl and applying it as a mask on the face by avoiding contact with the eyes.
- Help in skin oil Control
To decrease the excess sebum produced by the skin, mix a banana with lemon juice and honey. Apply as a face mask by avoiding contact with the eyes
- Has Anti-Aging Effects
Use one mashed banana, 1 teaspoon orange juice, and 1 teaspoon thick yoghurt. Apply a thick coat of a potent anti-aging face mask.
- Treats Acne
To brighten skin and treat acne, mash a banana with honey and turmeric.
- Help in lightening Dark Spots
At least twice a week, apply mashed banana to your face to fade scars and dark spots.
- Keep them cool (stored at around 12°C) and safe from the sun.
- Place them in the refrigerator to avoid quick ripening.
- Use the juice trick no to waste banana.