7 magical uses of banana peel

1)Teeth whitener

Want that dazzling smile with little effort? Rub the inside of your banana peel on your teeth to whiten the enamel of your teeth.The magnesium and potassium present in it does the work for you.



2)Combating dry skin

If you notice dry patches on your skin, try rubbing the banana peel on the affected area everyday for a week and you will be able to witness great results.





This might sound a bit weird but researchers have shown that banana peel can fight depression. Just boil the banana peel and drink the water or make a juice out of it and gulp, you will feel better over time.





4)Warts cure

We know how annoying and embarrassing can warts be! Here is an easy remedy for it, tie the banana’s peel around it or rub the peel over the targeted area. Banana peel, being as magical as it is, will eliminate it and will help prevent the occurrence of new ones




5)Heal a bug bite

Because banana peels contain polysaccharides–which have an anti-inflammatory effect on the body–rubbing a newly formed bug bite with the peel can quickly soothe the itch and reduce the swelling.




6)Fade a bruise

Many people find that securing a fresh banana peel against a bruise can accelerate the healing and fading of the bruise itself. It’s thought to work due to the anti-inflammatory powers of the polysaccharide compound within the peel. For best results, tape a banana peel over a bruise and leave it there for at least 20-30 minutes, or even overnight.



7)Treat those zits

Banana peel can also be used to naturally heal acne. Again the credit goes to its anti-inflammatory property plus the fact that it contains salicylic acid. Very gently rub the inside of it over the zit for about 5 minutes. Let the oils and banana residue dry on the skin to maximize the absorption of the healing nutrients. Then, wash and dry the affected area with warm water and a clean cloth. If done religiously for a few weeks, you will see a rapid reduction in the appearance of your pimples.

Suhani Kohli

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