According to WebMD, banana flowers also known as banana blossoms are the beautiful and large, reddish-purple flowers that grow at the end of a banana cluster. They are packed with essential nutrients including fiber, vitamins and minerals, mean while they are often used in cooking many people don't know that boiling banana flowers and drinking the water regularly can provide numerous health benefits, these includes;
1.Helps regulate menstrual cycles in women.
This is due to the high levels of phytohormones present in banana flowers which can help to balance hormones and reduce the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
2.An excellent source of antioxidants.
This can help to protect the body against harmful free radicals, whereby the free radicals are unstable molecules that can damage cells and contribute to chronic diseases like cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.
3.Improve digestion and relieve constipation.
Banana flowers are rich in fiber which can help to promote bowel movements and regulate the digestive system.
4.Healthy blood circulation and the prevention of anemia.
Drinking banana flower water regularly can help to increase iron levels in the body particularly in women who are prone to iron deficiency due to menstruation.
Incorporating banana flower water into your diet is an easy and delicious way to boost your overall health and wellbeing.
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