Banana – Wholefood Medicine

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Banana has a signature or “sign of nature” that targets the following:

Signature Target

  • Penile function
  • Blood volume
  • Muscle and Bones

Self Care Benefits of Banana

  • Clear heat – in Chinese Medicine bananas are seen as a cooling fruit to clear general heat in the body
  • Constipation – soft bananas lubricate the intestines
  • Diarrhoea – hard bananas control the balance of water in your cells
  • Depression – contain tryptophan a protein converted to serotonin to help improve mood
  • Hangover – calms the stomach, removes toxins and builds depleted blood sugar levels
  • Heart-burn – natural antacid
  • Lowers blood pressure – as they are extremely high in potassium
  • Nerves – high in B Vitamins that help calm nervous system
  • PMS – vitamin B6 regulates blood glucose levels which affect your mood
  • Quit Smoking – remove toxins and help the body recover from nicotine withdrawal
  • Stress – potassium normalizes heart beat and send oxygen to the brain, stress depletes potassium
  • Tonify – in TCM bananas tonify Yin, Qi and Blood
  • Ulcers – neutralizes over acidity and reduces irritation by coating the stomach lining

Banana Recipes

1. Banana Ice Cream

  • 2 bananas (frozen or add ice if raw)
  • ½ cup raw milk
  • 1 tbsp organic raw honey

Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until creamy.

2. Banana-listic Juice

  • 2 bananas
  • 2 coconuts (young flesh)
  • 500ml coconut water

In a Kuvings cold pressed juicer add the bananas first… then the coconut flesh… then run the coconut water through the juicer to rinse through the flavour.

3. Green smoothie

  • 2 bananas
  • 2 apples
  • 2 oranges
  • 1 handful baby spinach

Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

Author: Alkaline World

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