Organic Plantains are a type of banana that are firmer and contain less sugar than the dessert yellow banana. One of the staple foods in the tropical regions like Africa, Brazil, South America, etc. The Organic Plantains are prepared similarly to vegetables being either fried, steam or cooked. They are not suitable for eating raw unless they are very ripe. Low in sodium and high in vitamin A, potassium, fiber and rich in potassium, zinc, iron and magnesium. The leaf of the banana tree has being used for it astringent properties since the Anglo-Saxon days as treatment of things like Poison Ivy, Rashes, Inflammation and Swelling - to name a few. It leaves also contain flavonoids which help to relieve irritations. .