Simran Lakhina A content writer with a specialization in journalism and mass communication. Being a post-graduate in English, I aspire to write a work of fiction one day. I enjoy interacting with new people and like to be in a positive aura.

Fascinating Ways To Use Banana Or Banana Peel

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Bananas are a wonder fruit. It nicely satisfies the empty stomach and provides great nutrition and energy to the body.  This easy to eat fruit can do wonders for the human body. We all know that bananas are great for health but a fascinating fact is that even banana peel is amazingly useful. After reading this piece you will never throw the banana peel away.

Amazing Benefits Of Banana

Here are some amazing ways to use banana peel:

Acne Treatment

Banana peel is great for acne reduction. It carries nutrients like Vitamin C, Vitamin E, potassium, zinc, and iron that is the perfect agent to calm inflamed skin and also reduces acne outbreaks. The next time you eat a banana, rub the peel all over your face and keep it set for 5-7 minutes. Rinse afterward and you will notice a visible reduction in acne. 

Anti-aging Properties

Bananas are great for skin that is aging. To regain elasticity and firmness of your under-eye skin, put banana peel under your eyes for about 10 minutes. Doing it once every day reduces wrinkles and makes your skin look young and gorgeous. 

To Polish Silver Ornaments

If your silver accessories or showpieces have turned black with time, banana peel is perfect to make them shine like new. Potassium present in bananas is great to clean silver. Just rub a banana peel on silver and then wipe it with a wet piece of cloth and you will see magic. 

Shoe Shiner

There are times when you are in a hurry for a meeting and you are out of shoe shiner. Banana peel is the solution to that. Rub a banana peel on your shoes and then wipe it with a piece of cloth. Your shoes will shine like a new penny. 

Fascinating Ways To Use Banana Or Banana Peel % - % The Voice Of Woman

Easy Compost 

Banana peels are super healthy for your plants. Put banana waste in a compost pit and it will make the soil suer fertile for the plants. They will provide nutrients like potassium, calcium, magnesium, sulfur and sodium that are great for the healthy growth of the plant. 

Teeth Whitener

Yellow stained teeth are such a bad mark on your beautiful smile. Bananas are rich in potassium that helps to de-stain your yellow teeth. Rub the banana peel on your teeth for a minute or two and then rinse them off. It will leave your teeth white and shiny. 

Hair Conditioner

Bananas are an amazing replacement of conditioners. Blend a banana super fine in the blender. Use it in place of conditioner after shampoo and rinse really well. It will make your hair smooth and shiny in no time. Bananas are an amazing natural conditioner.

Treats Scar Appearance

Bananas are great for itchy, swelled and scarred skin. Rubbing banana peel cater to all these problems. Rubbing a banana peel on a scar mark also reduces the scar appearance within a matter of a few days. Rub the banana peel on the scar mark and leave it overnight. You will witness results in no time. 

Headaches & Migraines

Some people get headaches and migraines very frequently and sometimes the ointments just don’t work. Putting banana peel on your hurting forehead will do the drill. This is due to the potassium present in bananas. Keep the banana peel in the freezer for half an hour and then apply it on the forehead and lie down. Keep it there till it comes back to room temperature. 

Meat Tenderizer

Do you often feel that your meat is less juicer as you take it out of the oven? Next time cover your meat with a banana peel while putting it in the oven. It will ensure that the meat keeps its moisture and stays juicy. 

Side Effects of Eating Too Many Bananas

Over consuming anything can have adverse effects on health. So is the case with bananas:

Constipation

Eating unripe bananas can be the cause of constipation. Make sure you eat well-aged bananas. Unripe bananas can be the cause of stomach ache as well.

Fascinating Ways To Use Banana Or Banana Peel % - % The Voice Of Woman

Weight Gain

Bananas carry a good amount of calories so eating more than two bananas in a day can increase your calorie intake. This results in weight gain. So do stick to eating two bananas in a day. But if you are someone with underweight you should take a good number of bananas as it will help you to gain a healthy weight. 

Sleepiness

Bananas contain an amino acid that helps you to sleep better. It relaxes muscles which can make you feel sleepy. But if you are sleepless at night have a banana and you will have a good night’s sleep. 

Dental Problems

Though bananas do not contain sugar but are naturally sweet. It does bring some harm to your dental health. So take extra care of your teeth and always rinse your mouth well after eating a banana. 

Digestive Problems

Fiber consumption should be in limits as excessive fiber intake can cause cramps, gas, and bloating. So banana that is a good source of fiber should be consumed in a decent amount to limit your fiber intake. 

So next time think before disposing off your banana peel into the dump. It can be used in numerous ways.

Simran Lakhina A content writer with a specialization in journalism and mass communication. Being a post-graduate in English, I aspire to write a work of fiction one day. I enjoy interacting with new people and like to be in a positive aura.

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