For your information plantains are a nutritious food item with many potential health benefits, such as being a source of vitamins, fiber, potassium, and antioxidants.
You can always come across plantain dish in an African household and even Asia, and also Latin America.
However many people are oblivious to some of the health benefits of it’s peel especially in the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension).
In this article we will learn the wonders of plantain peel in treating the leading cause of stroke and one of the number one killer condition in the world i.e high blood pressure (hypertension).
It has been observed that unripe plantain contains antioxidant compounds that help prevent diseases and provides vitamins.
In fact it generates a slow release of glucose and may help prevent colon cancer and constipation, while lowers cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood.
Consuming a potassium-rich diet may help regulate blood pressure and lower the risk of stroke.
Plantains are extremely rich in potassium.
This nutrient helps with high blood pressure because it helps work against the sodium in your diet.
Combining unripe plantain with spices like ginger, garlic and dandelion leaves helps treat high blood pressure and other ailments.
Here is how to prepare the extract;
1. Get unripe plantain peel, ginger and dandelion leaves.
2. Wash thoroughly the unripe plantain peel, ginger and dandelion leaves.
3. Boil unripe plantain peel, ginger and dandelion leaves for 15 minutes.
4. Allow it to cool.
5. Drink the extract morning and evening.
Plantains are also high in resistant starch which helps make people slimmer and healthier.
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Source; opera news