Do you know what banana peels can do?


            Bananas are the cheapest and healthiest fruit. It is rich in fibre, protein, Vitamin A, B6 and C. Not only that it also has that but also iron, riboflavin, manganese, magnesium, potassium, niacin and folate. They are affordable too and an easy snack. Bananas go with almost everything from fruit salad, cereal to ice cream.

            We are not here to talk about the fruit rather its peel. It is thrown as waste mostly. Do you know these peels are edible and have various health benefits?  Banana peels help in digestion, improve skin problems and reduce cholesterol.

            You can also check these tips and try out. But definitely, you will never throw it away. This will improve your life.



            To begin with tropical benefits, banana peels help one from itchiness caused due to bug bites. Massaging at the place of the bite with the inside of the peel which brings instant relief. You can use it also for rashes caused by poison oak or ivy. There is no scientific explanation for it but who wonders for the reason when you get good results. It is said that applying this can relieve pain all day.


Stay Regular:

            Having a regular bowel movement is important for our overall health. People often don't wish to talk about this issue. One way to have a proper bowel movement is to take enough fibre in your diet. Banana has a good amount of fibre in it and also its peel.

            It is better to eat the fruit along with the peel. Make a smoothie and have it. If you don't feel like eating the peel you can scrape the outside of the peel and then consume it.


Teeth Whitening:

            There are several ways to brighten the teeth which are quite expensive. It involves bleaching agents which can erode your enamel which eventually weakens the teeth and lead to sensitivity. Do you know that banana peel can brighten the teeth naturally as it contains potassium?

            You need not chew the peel. Rub the inner side of the peel every day for two weeks on your teeth and see the results.


Pain reliever:

            Apply bananas on the area of pain. Leave it for half an hour. You can also apply it with any vegetable oil to ease the pain. It also heals the area affected by psoriasis as it has moisturizing properties and reduces itching.



Say bye to pimple:

            Banana peels are rich in antioxidants and are good for the skin. You can rub the peel on your skin to reduce wrinkles and fine lines and leave it for half an hour. Wash it with cold water.

            Rub the inside of the peel on your face and massage for 5  to 10 minutes. It cures pimples. Keep applying them until the pimple wears off and you will see results in a week.


No worry about wrinkles:

            The peel of banana helps in maintaining hydrated skin. You can also smash the peel into a paste with egg and apply it on your face and neck. Wash it after 5 minutes. It moisturizes your skin and can also be used to treat pimples, eczema and psoriasis.


Good Sleep:

            Tryptophan, an amino acid helps with sound sleep. Serotonin is a hormone which makes you feel relaxed, stabilizes your mood. The peels of banana have both of them. Placing the peel on your face can help you have a better sleep. Serotonin also helps in having a good mood all day.

            You will not gain these benefits if you don't eat the peel so you can scrape the outside of the peel if it makes you uncomfortable.



            Do you know that banana peels help in treating splinters? Yes, it is ric in enzymes which draws the foreign particles to the surface of the skin. This will make it easier to pull the glass or silver with tweezers.

            Apply it for 10 to 15 minutes and remove it by rubbing on the skin and then remove the splinter.


Eye Health:

            Lutein in banana peel helps in enhancing the vision. It is a potent antioxidant which fights the free radicals and protects the eyes from Ultra Violet Rays from the sun.

            Having enough lutein in the body shows that you have fewer risks of developing cataracts or muscular regression as we age.


Reduce Cholesterol:

            Fibres aid in lowering the cholesterol level in the body. It assists in maintaining a healthy heart. Banana peel has more soluble fibre in it than the actual fruit. So it is better to take the peel along with the fruits to gain the benefits.

             Soluble fibres prevent the absorption of cholesterol in your blood. Rather it binds it with the intestines. These fats pass along with the waste through the intestine. You now know how much fibre is essential in eliminating the fat from your bloodstream.


Fights Warts:

            Warts are embarrassing, uncomfortable and painful. The conventional methods to remove warts include chemical followup with an excruciating freezing procedure by the doctor.

            Another simple way is to press the inside of the banana peel on the wart with a bandage. Do this before bed and repeat the same until the wart goes off. You will get quick outcomes if you trim the wart before applying the next day.



            This one doesn't include you eating the peel. Rubbing the peel on shoes, leather, silver objects glazes and makes it shiny. The potassium in the peel does this surprise.



            The peels of the banana are beneficial in one way or the other. We commonly don't clean the banana when we eat because we peel out the skin of it but if you want to eat them make sure you wash it well. It will be sprayed with pesticides during their growth.

            You can also take bananas in other forms like make a juice or blend it into a smoothie rather than eating it raw. Some people like boiled bananas for its texture. You can scrape the inside of the peel to gain the advantages if you plan to eat them after reading this.


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