Banana leaves are good for health and beauty. lho

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Purwakarta, – You must have no doubt that bananas
are considered a delicious tropical fruit with many health benefits.
But did you know that banana tree leaves also have great benefits for health
and beauty?
There are phytochemicals in banana leaves. Phytochemicals or sometimes called
phytonutrients, in a broad sense are all kinds of chemical substances or
nutrients derived from plant sources, including vegetables and fruits. The
phytochemical content in banana leaves can help prevent or treat conditions
such as fever due to its antipyretic, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory
Here are some of the benefits of banana leaves that you should know:
  • Treating colds and flu
Colds and flu are the most common diseases in the world. A study showed that
medicinal plants, including the type of plantain, leaves such as banana
leaves can be used as herbal medicine to fight the disease.
Banana leaves have powerful antioxidants that can help treat this minor
condition with home remedies.
  • Great source of antioxidants
As we well know, antioxidants are needed to fight free radicals in the body.
To get the most out of banana leaves, you can prepare banana leaf tea and
consume it 2 to 3 times a day.
  • Good for hair
Banana leaves can help get rid of certain hair problems like dandruff, itchy
hair, and gray hair. Based on the experience of some people say that cutting
and crushing banana leaves to extract the water and then applying it to the
hair, can make the hair perfectly black, reduce gray hair and also
strengthen their follicles.
  • Able to Lose Weight
For those of you who have complaints in the weight section, this banana leaf
can be used as a solution. You can use this banana leaf in two ways. The
first is to puree the leaves to make a mask, then apply on the body to
reduce cellulite while this banana leaf mask will nourish your skin from the
Second, wrap your body which has a lot of fat cellulite using warm banana
leaves that have gone through the steaming process first. Tie for about two
  • Keep Skin Healthy
Allantoin and antioxidant compounds in banana leaves are also able to
prevent signs of aging on your skin. This will keep you young. Banana leaves
can maintain moisture, softness to free the skin from stubborn acne. The
method is very easy, simply by smoothing the leaves with a blender until it
forms a paste, then apply it on the skin evenly.
  • Effective in curing dysentery
Dried banana leaves are a rich source of allantoin and polyphenols. Both of
these substances have been shown to help reduce intestinal bleeding.
  • Food packaging
Many traditional Central Javanese foods are cooked using banana leaf
wrappers. Such as Lontong food, Arem-arem, Garang Asem, and Nagasari Cake.
The food has the characteristic and distinctive aroma of steamed or boiled
banana leaves.

It is also necessary to know, banana plants can only bear fruit once to
produce fruit that is rich in vitamins. The leaves are wide and smooth
because they are coated with wax have many uses. Banana plant is a type of
plant that is easy to grow in various types of soil. You can plant it in
your yard.

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