Chatica Plantain Leaves (454g pack)

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Chatica Plantain Leaves Frozen - Hojas de Platano (454 pack)

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Chatica Plantain Leaves - Hojas de Platano - the banana leaf covers the banana tree that grows in tropical climates. This leaf is dark green, wide and large. Plantain leaf was used by the ancients to heal the bites of 'mad dogs', snakes, and venomous creatures. In more recent times, Plantain leaf has been acclaimed for its ability to relieve bee stings, insect and spider bites, and rashes from an unfortunate encounter with Poison Ivy or Stinging Nettles. Its natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties make it great for speeding recover of wounds, and for itching or pain associated with skin problems. In South America the banana leaf has been used since ancient Indian civilisations within its gastronomy. The meals are wrapped in banana leaves to cook, absorb the flavour and nutritional values ​​of this and give it a different taste to recipes. In Colombia it is widely used as wrapping tamales, traditional food in all regions of the country. It is a must to cook a meal in it. Don't forget to try this delicious South American way of cooking and eating their food.

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