Banana Tea Surprising Health Benefits
Have you ever heard of banana tea? This tea contains numerous vitamins and minerals, which helps us to treat and prevent various types of diseases.
Banana is one of the most popular fruits all around the world, because of its unique and delicious taste. This edible fruit was cultivated worldwide but usually grows in tropical climate countries such as the Philippines.
This fruit was usually eaten raw when ripe, but it was also used for culinary purposes. It is also used as an ingredient in cooking our favorite dishes such as the Filipino food called ‘Pochero’. It is also used for preparing different types of desserts and pastries.
Banana has been traditionally used by ancient people in treating a different kind of illnesses. This fruit contains numerous nutrients, vitamins, and minerals, which have powerful and beneficial effects on the body’s health.
It contains vitamins A, B, C, D, E, K, fiber, polyphenols, niacin, thiamine, pantothenic acid, carbohydrates, healthy fats, biotin, and protein. It also contains minerals such as copper, magnesium, iron, calcium, manganese, copper, zinc, potassium, and phosphorus.
It has antibacterial, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-carcinogenic properties. It is also rich in antioxidants that help the body to fight free radicals, which can cause numerous types of diseases that can harm the body.
Banana tea has the ability to stabilize blood sugar levels, reduce cholesterol levels, prevent cancer, enhance the digestive system, aids weight loss, and improve our hearts health. It also prevents cardiovascular diseases, infection, kidney and liver diseases.
It can also boost the immune system, promotes good sleep, prevent anemia, migraines, relieves muscle pain, and calms the nerves. Here are the ingredients and some steps on how to prepare banana tea.
- 1 to 2 cups of water
Cut both tips of unpeeled bananas. Don’t remove the peel for it contains magnesium. Put the bananas in a pot of water, then wait until it boils. Add the cinnamon to flavor and you can start to drink banana tea for a healthier life.