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Medical Banana poisonous part

  1. Jun 27, 2015 #1
    I am not sure whether it's right place to ask it,but anyways.
    Actually I have heard that bottom most part of banana is poisonous.There is an image confirming this
    which I have attached here.I am really worried ,my mother said she used to eat this so called"poisonous part"It is just a myth.
    poisonous part.jpg
    What you experts think?
     
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  3. Jun 27, 2015 #2
    I haven't heard of this before and the description 'absolute poison' in that image implies there to be something present in a banana which is harmful in the extreme to the extent of being lethal.
    If that was the case I am sure that supermarkets and other retailers would be placing large red warning signs wherever bananas are sold,
    and news reports of banana fatalities and even banana suicide would be common.
     
  4. Jun 27, 2015 #3

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    No it is not poisonous.
     
    Last edited: Jun 27, 2015
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