The benefits of Banana Tree

  • By Dr. Chandra Venkatasubramanian
  • June 9 2020

“How many of us know that the peel of a banana fruit can be rubbed on a mosquito bite with good effect? The stinging sensation stops and the swelling also reduces.


“Offering on banana leaves is said to please Lord Ganesa. Banana leaves are large, flexible, waterproof and decorative and hence used for cooking, wrapping and serving food in tropical and subtropical areas.”


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This article was first published in the  December 2015 issue of Tattvaloka, the Splendour of Truth. Tattvaloka is published under the aegis of the illustrious 9th century Sringeri Sri Sharada Peetham, and the Jagadguru Sri Sankaracharya of Sringeri. This article is courtesy and copyright Tattvaloka ( You can subscribe online at . Cost is Rs 496/ for one year (12 monthly issues) print, Rs 1,390 for three years, Rs 11,900 for Lifetime subscription.

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