The banana plant is a tree-like perennial herb that produces a widely popular fruit which is quite nutritious to the human body. Even the peel of the fruit makes for good fodder for cattle. Almost all the parts of the banana are used for some or other medicinal purposes. With qualities like these, it will perfectly resonate with the spirit of a Saggitarian person. # The dried remains of the trunks can be used for weaving baskets and mats. # They are not really a tree or plant but they are herbs.