Banana stems have a mild, sweet-tart, vegetal flavor and a crisp texture akin to jicama.
The stem of a banana is high in fiber and aids in weight loss. Its high fiber content makes you feel fuller for longer. It aids in the relief of constipation. The banana stem, like the fruit, is high in potassium and vitamin B6.
Banana stem helps to keep your body’s acid levels in check and provides relief from heartburn and hyperacidity. In the case of acidity, it is recommended that it be taken three times per week for optimal benefits.