Banana peel as a medicine

Banana peel for face and teeth care

Bananas are very healthy and nutritious. You can use them in many ways, not only to eat them. Maybe you did not know, but it is not only useful as food but also banana peel can be used for many purposes. It is usable in various ways, from skin care, teeth whitening, to polishing furniture and other practical things.

In this article we will give you a few tricks on how to use banana peel. The results of their use will really leave you in wonder. Stay with us.

Bananas healing properties and composition

Bananas are a very tasty fruit, but it is not the only reason why they need to be eaten as often as possible. They contain 20 percent of carbohydrates and three natural sugars: sucrose, fructose and glucose. Then some protein about 1.4 percent and very little fat 0.5 percent, the rest is water.

They are rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C, D and DB. They have a very high content of vitamin B and thanks to that are good for soothing the nervous system. Thanks to magnesium and vitamin B6 it alleviates psychological problems, for example. Normalizes sleep and reduces irritability.

Of minerals and trace elements in large quantities are present potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, chlorine and iodine. It is extremely rich in potassium, and reduces the risk of discharge of blood to the brain. In addition to this valuable mineral it also increases concentration.

Bananas are good for the heart and blood vessels. They have a favorable ratio of potassium and sodium so they regulate blood pressure and water balance in the body.

They help with intestinal disorders, ulcer, rheumatoid arthritis, heart failure, and more. They are also rich in iron but can contribute to the creation of hemoglobin in the blood, therefore, help with anemia.
The peel of the banana is also rich in fruit acids and minerals, it is useful for a variety of things. It is Irreplaceable when it comes to beauty care or for practical application at home.

Why shouldn’t we throw away banana peel?

It is great against wrinkles, acne, blackheads and dark circles

If the banana peel is used as a face mask, it can be a wonder remedy for wrinkles. It hydrates and regenerates the skin, here is how to prepare it:
  • Scrape the white inner part of the bark, mash it a bit, and apply it to the face where most annoying wrinkles are. For better smudging, you can add one teaspoon of yogurt. Packaging is required to be kept at least half an hour on your face. If you have time this mask can be kept for hours in order to produce its incredible effect. After you remove the mask, just wash your face.

Also the banana peel for acne useful, is necessary to be used every day for 5 minutes to massage the face. Results are visible within one week of regular use of this treatment. Use it and pimples will disappear completely.

Banana peel against blackheads is also effective. With it you can clean the pores, solve acne and at the same time it does not dry out the skin.
  • You take a piece and side the inner part of the peel and rub the skin where the blackheads are. It is not necessary to really rub it is important to be gentle and patient. After a few minutes of gentle rubbing rinse your face. This process should be repeated for at least 3-4 times. The skin can be clear within a few days, thanks to a single natural substances that do not cost anything.

Cucumber slices are a miraculous weapon in the fight against dark circles. If you just do not have it at home, you can safely use a banana peel.
  • Tear off a piece and put it on the eyes so that the inner part of the peel faces the eyes. Thanks to the moisturizing characteristic and antioxidants, it increases the circulation of lymph in the area, and toxins that cause dark circles and swelling under the eyes will disappear. After ten minutes you will get up with a well-rested look. 

Banana peel for the face without pimples

Banana peel is an excellent means for dry and chapped skin. You can use it with chapped lips, elbows, and even for larger areas of the skin. If you want that your skin is soft, feel free to opt for this convenient and inexpensive methods. It is necessary to use it for at least three weeks, twice a day. And the results will delight you.

Banana peel facial cleansers can make your skin radiant, which is achieved by using fruit acids it contains. It solves your dead epithelial cells, also food vitamins and antioxidants clean the skin that comes to the surface. Just gently rub to the face, and then rinse. Finally use the tonic that will help balance the pH of the skin.

If you want to refresh skin after a grueling week or remove traces of sleepless nights, banana peel is sacrosanct.
  • One large spoon of yogurt mix with a teaspoon of honey, add peeled white inside of the banana peel. Mask apply to face and hold it for about twenty minutes before you wash it.

Thanks to the hydration and antioxidants, the skin will immediately look rested.

Cures psoriasis and protects against harmful radiation

Banana peel is effective in psoriasis. It hydrates the skin and reduces itching, and so is easily applicable. It is necessary to put it on the surface of the skin that is infected. It effectively treats crusty skin and the results can be seen almost immediately.

Relieves pain

You certainly did not know this. This waste often ends up in our trash, but it can be used as a painkiller. You can use it to relieve pain. Place it directly on the painful spot and hold for half an hour until the pain passes.

Banana peel protects the eyes from harmful UV rays. Make sure that the peel was outside in the sun, before you rub your eyes with it. It will be a real refreshment for your eyes. After 10-15 minutes wash it. There is evidence that it reduces the risk of cataracts.

Removes warts and corns from the skin

Banana peel for warts helps in removing them and prevents the emergence of new ones.

This requires only a good rub and applying it regularly on the affected spot. You can also apply it on the area and leave it overnight. It is very effective for the treatment of corns.

Teeth whitening with banana at home

To whiten your teeth at the dentist, you will need to allocate a lot of money. Fortunately, there are so-called home treatments, but is not always completely safe. If you damage tooth enamel you will make more harm than good, so be extremely careful.

If you want your own home made product it is important to choose a safe product. Banana peel showed great results.
  • Inside of the bark, for a few minutes gently rub the teeth and repeat this several times a day. It is surprisingly quick and your smile will be bright and white.

This is a very inexpensive way for teeth whitening. Banana peel has a salicylic acid and has a surprisingly large amount of magnesium and manganese. It is these compounds that are bleaching teeth, remove plaque and stains. In this way, after a week you can achieve visible results.

As you can see banana peel achieves excellent results. You do not need to spend a fortune at the dentist.

The use of banana peel in the household

For those who prefer less aggressive agents in performing household chores, banana peel is recommended for this purpose.

The inner part of the banana peel is excellent in cleaning silver, as well as for polishing leather furniture and things. Of course before you go in polishing leather it is desirable to try it on a smaller surface. Do it on the less visible place, in order to check how efficient it.

Certainly it can be reliably used for the cleaning of leaves of plants around the house. After treatment with banana peel, plants will shine and will look fresh.

Soothes the itching caused by insect bites

With warmer weather coming there is an increased number of bugs, mosquitoes and various other insects. If you want to lessen the symptoms of insect bites in a natural way without chemical substances is necessary to use banana peel.
  • Rub the area of bite with the inside of banana skin.

It contains polysaccharides, which are absorbed by the skin and reduce swelling formed by the bite. The inside of the peel is that it is full of tannins that help in calming the irritation caused by insect bites.

You can use it for catching flies
  • For this you need a big cup of yogurt, banana peel, a hammer and a nail. Make a hole in the bottom of the cup of yogurt. Put in a banana peel, turn the cup and put it where you usually have the most flies in the kitchen. The flies will be coming for the sweet smell and enter the glass through the holes, but will not be able to get out of it.

How to use banana peel in the kitchen

Milkshake made with banana peel contains valuable vitamins and minerals. Thanks to it you can make a great cocktail against depression and better mood.

  • It is necessary to wash the whole fruit and use banana peel as well by putting it in the blender. After mixing immediately drink it.

The fruit that enter the body need to be organic. Avoid sprayed ones.

In Asian countries it is completely natural to wrap meat in banana peel and bake it. In this way, not only will it be faster but it will be juicier. If you abstain because of the possibility that banana peel contains some chemical means, then cut it into rings. Lunch will be divine.

In Sao Paola Research Center tests were carried using banana skin for the treatment of waste water from industrial plants. It turned out that it well absorbs water from heavy metals such as lead and copper. There's another possible practical application of our waste, while at the same time we preserve nature.

You can use it in the garden

It is a high quality ingredient for compost. Banana and its bark alike are rich in potassium, which is a very important nutrient for humans as well as plants. It is indispensable for cell metabolism, has a great effect on muscles and the nervous system.

Banana peel can be easily inserted into compost. However if it is dried and ground, it will stimulate the development of new plants in the spring. The obtained powder is mixed into the soil. It is convenient and healthy, because it can be recycled.

Effective tool against aphids

If you see, aphids in your garden it is best to exterminate them as soon as possible. You can do it in a very easy way:
  • Dig a hole depth of about 2.5 centimeters below the plant and then put into it 2-3 banana skin.

Aphids and ants will gloat on it, because of the high content of potassium. They will not go on your plants from the garden.

A few important points in end

For best results, use fresh banana peel. Therefore, use immediately after peeling, and the fruit eat. Store them in a cool, dry place, keep them away from heat and sunlight. Never put banana peel in the refrigerator.

We recommend one of our earlier article about the health benefits of tangerines.