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ISSN 2278- 4136
ZDB-Number: 2668735-5
IC Journal No: 8192
Volume 1 Issue 3

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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Traditional and Medicinal Uses of Banana
K. P. Sampath Kumar1*, Debjit Bhowmik2, S. Duraivel3, M. Umadevi4

Department of pharmaceutical sciences, Coimbatore medical college, Coimbatore, India.
Karpagam University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.
Nimra College of Pharmacy, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Centre for Plant breading and Genetics, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India.

Banana is the common name for herbaceous plants of the genus Musa and for the fruit they produce. It
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C - aids in healing, growth of tissue, ligaments, and more
4. D - helps the body to absorb calcium
As you can see by the vitamins present, bananas aid in keeping the body healthy in a number of ways, but there is a major benefit to the bones and muscles in the human body.
Because bananas contain 41% of what you need each day in vitamin B6, you will find that eating bananas helps to increase your focus and mental acuity. In addition, bananas aid in vitality, which means that you will have more energy both mentally and physically. In fact, some studies show that bananas can help improve your mood whether you have the blues or are suffering from
Bananas are also an excellent food for people who want to lose weight. Although they are rather high in calories (200 per banana) and carbs
(51 gm), they are a great source of energy. A banana eaten before a workout can provide you with the necessary energy to complete a longer workout. Bananas provide you with many health benefits, but in addition to all of that, most people enjoy eating bananas as well. The can be eaten alone or combined with a fruit salad, added to jello, or made into a smoothie or a milkshake. They are one of the most affordable fruits in the marketplace and can be found year round nearly everywhere in the world!

The fruit has a mild laxative property

It is used as a remedy of constipation in children 

It is believed to be
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