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Scientific name of Banana tree: Musa paradisiaca Linn.
Name of Banana tree in different languages:-
Sanskrit: Kadali, vana lakshmi, svaduphala, dirghapatra, kashthirasa, rambha, mochaka, urustambha, tantu
Hindi: कदली-Kadali, केला-Kela,
Malayalam: Vazha വാഴ, Nentra Vazha
It is a herb, grow up to 9 m in tall, found in tropical areas. Leaves are dark green, leaf blade is about 1.5 m and oblong, sheaths tubular, forming a thick watery trunk. The cone is heart shaped, maroon in color develop from the heart of the plant and, it grows as large hanging cluster (bunch) is developed as fruit, which is leathery, oblong, fleshy and when it ripe color change green to yellow and fragrant.
For medicinal purpose and in Hindu poojas, commonly used variety is Kadalyppazham, the other names are Bhagavan Kadaly and Pooja Kadaly.
Useful plant parts:
Fruit, leaf, stem, rhizome.
To treat scurvy, burning sensation, to control worm infestation, to increase digestive power, hemorrhoid,
How to prepare medicines: