Vazhaipoo is the tamil name for banana flower.It is also known as banana blossom or banana heart. As its taste, its has immense health benefits. The flower stalks grow through the center of the pseudo stem of banana tree. The flowers develop in clusters and coil around the main axis. It is an is an excellent source of crude fiber in the human diet. It is used to control excessive pain and bleeding during menstural cycles.
South Indians use these flowers very often in the form of kootu, usili, vadai, poriyal or curry along with meals.
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