The banana peel has many properties to help you treat skin problems and a large number of health complications that you can solve in an easy and natural way thanks to the benefits of this fruit that never ceases to amaze.

Recently there have been many studies and they concluded that bananas have many benefits for the health of the skin as well, apart from that they can be used for various purposes. The interesting thing about them is that the banana peel can be used as well , so the next time you eat a banana, it is recommended that you do not throw the peel away as you can use it for some of the following 6 purposes:

Banana peel benefits

The pulp of the banana peel is rich in many nutrients and carbohydrates . The meat from the inside of the shell is high in potassium and vitamins B6, B-12 and magnesium. Its sugar content is higher when the banana peel turns black. Find out below what may be some of its many uses for skin health .

Used to get rid of warts

To remove warts you only need a bandage and a piece of banana peel . The skin is applied over the wart and must be fixed with a bandage. Keep it like that overnight and repeat the procedure several nights and the wart will simply disappear.

To remove wrinkles and acne

This trick is very effective and will take you only a few minutes. All you have to do is rub the skin with the banana peel, from the inside, of course, wait 30 minutes and then you must wash your face with water and rinse. A regular application can help you reduce the appearance of wrinkles and also prevent acne.

Used to whiten teeth

Rubbing your teeth with the inside of the banana peel can be very effective in making your teeth whiter . Do this every day over a period of several weeks and you will notice the results.

For insect bites

Apply a piece of banana peel on the bite and you will feel the relief immediately. This is an old home remedy to treat mosquito and other insect bites as well.

To get rid of psoriasis symptoms

Banana peel soothes itchy skin , this has properties that help with hydration and also reduces the itching It can help to heal early the skin problems caused by psoriasis and the results can be visible in a very short time .

Treat skin irritation

If you have skin irritation it is advisable to rub the area with banana peel, wait 10 to 15 minutes and the symptoms will disappear.

Some important tips:

  1. Use fresh banana peel for best results.
  2. Banana should be stored in a cool, dry place. For better conservation it is advisable to always keep it away from heat or sunlight .
  3. It is not advisable to keep the banana unpeeled for a long time. Consume immediately after the peel has been removed. Also the skin should be used immediately.
  4. It is not recommended to store the banana peel in a refrigerator.
  5. Avoid throwing banana peels in the streets or public places, this is something that we all know but it is worth recommending that they should not be thrown on the street, beyond that they are beneficial for health, in addition, with these leftovers you can make compost and enrich the soil for the garden .

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses. He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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