Banana, juicy and one of the most popular fruits eaten by both young and old. This fruit is filled with loads of nutrients and vitamins that your body needs.
Do you know that the peels of this banana fruits is also filled with lots and lots of nutrients and vitamins?.Are you in the habits of throwing away the peels after you finish eating the banana?, please stop,yeah seriously stop ,you are throwing away essential nutrients that is good for you.
Banana peels contain high amount of vitamin B6 and B12, Magnesium and also Potassium. It also contain some fiber and protein. Let look at the health benefits and uses for Banana peels.
Health Benefits of Banana Peels:
- Whitening Teeth: if you what a sparkling and brighter teeth, instead of spending loads of money on teeth whiten products, you might want to consider Banana peels . You heard me right, Banana peels helps in whitening the teeth. Brush your teeth normally with toothbrush and paste,rub in banana peel in circular motion on your teeth for about two minutes,rinse normally. you can do this twice daily.
- Relieves Pain: Banana peel is a good pain reliever,mix some vegetable oil with Banana peel, apply the mixture on the affected area, leave to rest for about 3o minutes, the pain will subsides.
- Remove Warts:one of the simplest uses of Banana peels for the skin is in removing warts. simply clean the affected area with soap and water, rub the Banana peel on the affected area or you might leave small banana peel piece round the wart, apply adhesive bandage over it and leave overnight.
- Relieves Mosquitoes and Bug bites: Banana peels gives relieves from pain and itches from mosquitoes and Bug bites. Apply directly on the bites, and in a short while it no longer itches.
- Wrinkles: Banana peels helps in eliminating wrinkles. Banana peels helps keep your skin hydrated. Mix one egg yolk with mashed banana peels, apply this on your face for five minutes and wash it off after five minutes.
- Pimples: To cure Pimples, gently massage mash banana peels on your face for five minutes, rinse off with lukewarm water. Do this daily till the pimples clear off.
- Headaches: Are you always having headaches? banana peels might be the answer.Mash the Banana peels very well and place it on your forehead to prevent painful headaches.