Banana fruit, stem and leaves are all used in home remedies. Face packs and hair packs from fruit and peel are very beneficial. Banana stem is used for weight loss and its juice is very effective in cystitis, UTI and Kidney stone.
Banana fruit and its plant parts have plenty of nutrients which are main reason for their health benefits. These plant parts are very effective in beauty therapies. Banana face packs and hair packs are very effective and help to increase skin glow and hair growth respectively. Banana Stem juice help in weight loss and kidney stones.
Banana can be effectively used as an active ingredient in many home remedies for different health conditions.
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Banana Face packs for skin:
Bananas are rich source of vitamins and minerals which are vital for skin. Face masks of banana help in many skin conditions.
Banana pack for dry skin:
Banana face pack nourishes and increases the moistness of dry skin ( Read Ayurvedic Treatment and Home Remedies for Dry Skin ).Mash ripe banana and add two tea spoons of milk ( Read Ayurveda Health Benefits and Uses of Milk – Dos and Don’ts ). Apply this pack on cleaned face and wash it off after 25 minutes. This makes the dry skin soft and supple
Banana pack For oily skin:
Add two tea spoons of honey ( Read Ayurveda Health Benefits and Uses of Honey)to mashed banana (ripe). Clean the face thoroughly and apply this pack. Wash it off after 20 minutes. Banana has antibacterial properties and help to reduce acne, pimples ( Read How to Get Rid of Acne and Pimple With Ayurvedic Home Remedies ? ) which erupt on oily skin ( Read Ayurvedic Home Remedies, Tips, Face packs for Oily Skin ). Honey helps to control excess oil secretion and gives a glow to skin ( Read Easy Ayurvedic Skin Care Routine for Glow and Fairness ). The skin looks young and radiant with repeated use of this pack.
Banana pack for Normal skin:
Mash ripe banana in a bowl and add 2 tea spoons of rose water. Apply this mask on cleaned face. Wash it off after 20 minutes. This pack supplies vitamins and minerals to skin which help to boost the health of normal skin ( Read Ayurvedic Beauty Tips and Home Remedies for Normal Skin Care ).
Banana pack for Wrinkles:
Regular use of Banana face pack help to reduce wrinkles ( Read Ayurvedic Treatment for Wrinkles on Face and Neck ), lines and dark circles. Applying this pack on dry feet helps to make the feet soft and supple. The cracks and fissures on feet ( Read Ayurvedic Treatment for Cracked Heels / Feet )disappear by repeated application.
Banana Hair pack or Mask:
Bananas are store house of nutrients. They are rich in carbohydrate, moisture, potassium and vitamins. These nutrients make nourish hair, make it soft and prevent split ends. Banana hair masks can be done at home easily using kitchen ingredients
Many beauticians recommend a hair mask of banana for dry hair, dandruff, and hair loss ( Read How to Get rid of Dandruff ? Ayurveda Remedies. ). They prefer a hair mask of mashed banana and curd to prevent the above hair problems and for a proper hair care. But precaution has to be taken to wet hair and scalp thoroughly before applying this hair mask. The hair mask can be washed off after 30 minutes.
Banana Pack For Dry Hair:
Mash a ripe banana and add a tea spoon of coconut oil ( Read Ayurveda Health Benefits of Coconut, Tender Coconut Water, Coconut Shell and Oil ). Mix them well in a blender. Make hair wet before applying this. Apply this hair pack from roots to tip. Cover hair with a shower cap and wash it off after 20 minutes.
Banana pack for hair growth
Bananas for Constipation:
Consume a ripe banana at night . This helps to get rid of constipation ( Read Natural Ayurvedic Remedies for Constipation ) as banana is rich in fibers. Mix this fruit with apples ( Read Health Benefits of Apple – An Ayurveda View) and pear. This fruit mix help to provide abundant fibers, minerals and vitamins.
Tender stem of this plant is used in salads and curries. It is rich in fiber and induces bowel movements and relieve constipation.
Banana Peel for Warts:
Banana peel is effectively used in warts. Use the peel inside out and cover the wart by taping it. Once the peel turns black remove and continue this for some weeks to get relief from wart.
Banana for Stomach Ulcers:
Banana Stem for weight loss
Banana stem is rich in fibers. The inner pulp of banana stem is used in south Indian cuisine. The juice of banana stem detoxifies body and acts as a body coolant . Finely chopped banana stem can be eaten raw to get rid of constipation. This also helps in weight loss ( Read Ayurvedic Daily Detox at Home for Weight Loss ). Banana Stem Juice soothes inner layer of urinary system and helps in cystitis and UTI ( Read Cystitis and UTI in Ayurveda ).
Banana Stem Juice for Kidney stones:
Regular consumption of banana stem juice along with plenty of water helps to expel small kidney stones. This juice soothes inner layers of urinary tract and bladder. Hence stem juice is very useful in cystitis, UTI and kidney stones.
Raw Banana Uses
Raw banana or green banana is a store house of minerals, vitamins and carbohydrates. It contains potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc ( Read Zinc (Jasada Bhasma) in Ayurveda- for Erectile Dysfunction , PCOS ) etc. Vitamins A, B, C, B-6 etc are also available in plenty. Potassium helps to reduce high blood pressure ( Read Relationship Between High blood Pressure and Erectile Dysfunction ). There is a strong link between hypertension or high blood pressure and erectile dysfunction ( Read Ayurvedic Medicines and Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction ). As potassium helps to reduce high blood pressure, it also helps in erectile dysfunction. Recent studies have shown that calcium is needed for sperm motility ( Read How to Improve Sperm Motility? – An Ayurveda View ). Banana is an ideal food for men to keep their sexual life healthy and active.
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