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After Reading This, You Will Never Throw Away Banana Peels Again Without Further Use!

Mother nature has a habit of looking after her children, and even though we sometimes ignore that gracious gift and fail to appreciate the importance of natural products, their values in human lives can never be be rivaled!

And although, conventional or modern medicine is very important in treating and preventing various diseases and ailments, most of them are still produced from natural products.

There are so many natural products gotten from regular fruits and vegetables, that heal, maintain and contribute to our well-being. And apart from health-wise, these products are also used for regular purposes in our day-to-day lives!

And so many people have used the active ingredients in these natural health products for thousands of years to treat different illnesses and for other regular uses… and one of them is the Banana Peel!

After buying and enjoying a bunch of succulent and delicious bananas, the most common thing to do is to throw them into the trash without a second thought, and that is still okay because of the nutrients we’ve gotten from it. However, there are various other beneficial and amazing uses of this overlooked product that you probably didn’t know about!

These important uses of banana peels have proven effective to me and so many others, and even scientist have confirmed these wonderful values of banana peels!

So, I’ll be telling you 10 important uses of banana peels you probably never knew about!

1. For Treatment of Pimples

Generally, the Banana fruit contains vitamins A, B-16, C, D, and some other nutrients like, Calcium, Potassium and Manganese. And just like the Banana fruit itself, the peel contains all these nutrients and even more!

Banana peels contains nutrients like, Vitamins C and E, potassium, Zinc, Iron and Manganese, Lutein and Carotenoids. And these nutrients help to calm irritated and inflamed skin, and thereby reduce pimples or acne breakouts!

How To Use:

* Rub banana peel over your face or pimple-affected areas and leave for 5 to 10 minutes.

* Rince your face.

* Repeat twice daily until pimples/acnes disappears.

2. For Teeth Whitening

As I mentioned above, banana peels contains Potassium that can help to remove yellow or brown stains that appear as a result of consumption of various foods and drinks.

The rich Potassium present in banana peels can help in eliminating stains on teeth, and restoring the natural and fresh white teeth.

How To Use:

* Brush your teeth and rinse thoroughly.

* Rub the inside of the banana peel on your teeth for 2 to 3 minutes.

* Rinse your teeth and repeat as often as possible.

3. For Reduction of Wrinkles

Wrinkles which occurs as a result of the skin loosing it’s elasticity and firmness can be reduced using banana peels.

According to study, banana peel contains ‘Phenolics’, which have strong antioxidant and antimicrobial properties, and this helps in reducing wrinkles, and restoring the firmness of the skin.

How To Use:

* Run the inside of the banana over your skin and leave for 30 minutes.

* Wash your face.

* Repeat 2 to 3 times a week or as desired.

4. For Polishing Shoes

Well, as weird as it sounds, banana peels can be used as shoe polish, and does an amazing job at that!

The Potassium present in banana peel is the determining factor that helps in removing dirts, and giving shoes a shiny and sparkling look.

How To Use:

* Rub the inside of the banana peel on your shoes.

* Use a dry clothe to wipe off any residue

5. For Cleaning or Polishing Silverwares

Apart from polishing shoes, banana peels can be used for polishing silver objects because of the dominant Potassium found in them.

And when a silver object looses it’s lustre or begins to tarnish, potassium which can be used to clean metal objects can restore it’s lustre.

How To Use:

* Put the banana peel inside a blender or crush manually.

* Add half a cup of water.

* Mix until it turns into paste.

* Use a dry clothe or old toothbrush and clean the silver with the banana peel paste.

6. For Reducing Scars

Having injuries or surgeries are normal, but can become annoying when the scars refuse to disappear!

And as I mentioned earlier, banana peels contain antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that helps in reducing skin irritation like redness, swelling and scarring!

They also contain ‘esterified fatty acids’ used in making of various lotions that helps in removing scars.

How To Use:

* Apply or tape the banana peel to the affected area.

* Leave for a couple of hours or overnight if possible

* Repeat as often as possible, until scar fades.

7. For Reducing Headaches

As unreal as this may sound, one of the natural ways of reducing and stopping headaches is the use of banana peels!

Potassium which is in abundant in banana peels does wonders when cold, and helps to reduce headache and even migraines!

How To Use:

* Put the banana peel in the freezer for an hour.

* Place one line of peel on your forehead, and one on the back of your neck.

* Leave it until they become warm

* Repeat with additional cold peels until headache stops.

8. For Treatment of Insect Bites

The anti-inflammatory properties contained in banana peels helps in reducing irritation, swelling and redness caused by insect bites (like bugs and mosquitoes).

The banana peel will provide relief from the itchiness and redness.

How To Use:

* Rub or place the inside of the banana peel on the affected area.

* Leave it for 1 hour.

* Wash off and dry.

9. For Protection of the Eyes from the Sun Rays!

Banana peels contain vitamins B and C, Lutein and Carotenoids which are essential for healthy eyes. And protects the eyes from the effect of the sun.

How To Use:

* Place or rub the banana peels on each eye for 5 minutes.

* Rinse and dry off.

* Repeat as often as possible.

10. For Making Manure

Finally, instead of throwing away your banana peels in the trash without further use, why not throw it away in a way that will benefit you?

Adding banana peels to your compost pile will introduce more nutrients like Calcium, Magnesium, Sulfur, Phosphate and even Potassium to your plants!

How To Use:

* Cut the banana peels into small pieces.

* Bury the banana peels under the plant you want to fertilize.

* Water the plants immediately to balance the soil on top of the banana peels.

These are some of the important uses of banana peels that have been tested and confirmed, and this shows that natural products are highly essential in human lives!

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4 Comments

  1. Reply

    Wonder

  2. Reply

    This is really good to know

  3. Reply

    nice

  4. Reply

    Amazing

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