Bananas are an excellent source of vitamin B6 and contain moderate amounts of vitamin C, manganese and dietary fibers.
Bananas have a natural antacid effect in the body and neutralize over-acidity, reduces irritation by coating the lining of the stomach and soothes ulcers & heartburn. It contains B vitamins & other minerals that lessen the effects of nicotine withdrawal. Bananas are easy to digest.
It is used in several dishes in Kerala cuisine both in raw & ripe forms to make stews, avail, sweet dishes etc.