bananas are considered cold and have a tendency to move energy inward in the body. They are sweet, being rich in carbohydrates (mostly the sugars glucose and fructcase), as well as in folic acid, vitarnins B6 and C, potassium, and pectin, They also contain an enzyme that aids in the production of sex hormones. As bananas are high in calories but low in fat, they are an excellent food for pregnant mothers, babies, and children.
Bananas provide long-term enemy and improve stamina. They moisten
the yin fluids of the body, including the lungs and lame intestines, and have
some antiseptic activity. They support the friendly intestinal flora (helpful bacteria within our bawds) and stimulate the proliferation of cells that provide a protective coating between the stomach and harsh digestive acids. Kananas also stimulate the production of seroronin, a neurotransmitter that can improve sleep and elevate mood.
Bananas have been used to treat alcoholism, arteriosclerosis, celiac dis¬ease, colitis, constipation, depression, diarrhea, dyspepsia, exhaustion, hemorrhoids, hypertension, weak muscles, and ulcers. They have also been used to help treat insulin show k in diabetics. Ripe bananas are very easy to digest -even easier when mashed- and are recommended for these suffering from weak digestion, vomiting, or emaciation.
People who are exceedingly cold, frail or lethargic should only consume bananas in moderation, as eating them may exacerbate those conditions.