The edible part of the Banana stem is the inner portion of the fibrous stalk. The rough and hard outer layers are removed to reveal the stark white and sometimes yellowish green stem. Banana stem has a crisp texture and a mild flavor.
The high fiber content helps with weight loss, ulcers and heartburn. Banana stem is a diuretic which means it will help relieve symptoms and discomfort caused by your UTI. Being high in potassium and vitamin B6, banana stem helps regulate the body’s production of hemoglobin and insulin. Banana stems, when added as a regular part of your diet, can help to prevent kidney and gall stones.