Common Name = Banana
Botanical Name = Musa
Family Name = Musaceae
Parts used = Whole Plant
Hindi name = Kela
Malayalam Name = Vazha Pazham/ Cherupazham
Tamil Name = Vazhaipazham
Bengali Name = Dhakka
All the parts of the Banana tree have healing properties.The banana stem has fiber this is very beneficial. It is also a rich source of potassium and vitamin B6 which helps in the production of insulin and hemoglobin.
Banana stem also maintains fluid balance within the body. It is a diuretic and helps detoxify the body.
A ripe banana mashed and applied on the face is great at moisturizing and nourishing tired and dry skin.