Bananas are truly incredible fruits, they’re portable, nutritious, and filling, which is more than I can say for lots of other fruits.It is such a versatile fruit that it's not only can be eaten directly when ripe but also can be included in fruit salads, juice, and shakes. Do you also know that Banana tea is an incredible health drink that is not only delicious but also is inundated with numerous health benefits.
1. Great for People Dealing With Insomnia:
Banana tea has become a popular sleep aid. Sleep disturbance is a normal occurrence which can be caused by many stressors like sleep disorders, anxiety, and depression. Poor sleep can also be a sign of other health problems including high blood pressure and nervous system disorders.Several kinds of research have proven and there is some evidence that bananas and magnesium may help to improve sleep quality.For people dealing with these health issues, Banana Tea is an excellent remedy.
2. May Support Heart Health:
Banana tea has many healing properties that can help improve and maintain heart health. It is loaded with potassium and magnesium, which can help reduce blood pressure, heart disease and stroke. Some studies suggest it also contains catechins, which can help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
3. Replete With Antioxidants:
Bananas are replete with antioxidants that can fight against free radicals. Many diseases like cancer, diabetes and heart conditions can be aided with bananas. When making tea with it, make sure to add the peel to your boiling pot of water as it has more antioxidant content than the flesh.
4. Naturally Sweet:
Banana tea is low in sugar why because when you make banana tea,it releases an adequate amount of sugar that provides enough sweetness to the tea. Consuming too much sugar can cause obesity as well as chronic heart diseases and type 2 Diabetes.
How To Make Banana Tea?
You can make banana tea at home in a matter of minutes, and all you need is an organic banana, hot water, and a sweetener like honey or cinnamon to improve the taste.
· 1 organic banana (ends sliced off)
· 6 cups of water (filtered)
· Cinnamon or honey, to taste
Step 1: Bring the water up to a boil in a stainless steel pot.
Step 2: Add the banana to the boiling water for 10 minutes.
Step 4: Remove from heat and strain the tea.
Step 5: Add the cinnamon or honey, bon Appetite!
It is advised that a moderate amount of banana tea should be consumed on daily basis or else it can have some side effects. The common side effects of drinking banana tea include nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, and hyperkalemia (too much potassium in the body).