Bananas are known for their amazing health benefits, which include being high in potassium, magnesium, B6 and B12.
While delicious to eat, you might want to think twice before chucking out your leftover banana peels as they can be put to good use.
See all the benefits below:
1. Pain Relief
You can now add banana peels to the list of natural remedies to help deal with aches and pains.
Apply the banana peel directly to the painful area. For best results, you can create a mixture of the peels with vegetable oil.
2. Reduces Wrinkles
Banana peels can keep your skin hydrate and reduce the on set of wrinkles.
The key is to add an egg yolk to mashed banana peels. Then apply the mixture to your face and leave for 5 minutes before washing off.
3. Whiter Teeth
It can be a struggle to maintain pearly white teeth but rubbing a banana peel on your teeth for a week can do wonders.
In addition to whitening your teeth, banana peels contain high amounts of calcium and vitamin D. Double bonus for strengthened white teeth!
4. Heals bug bites
If a bug has recently bitten you (especially mosquitos), you can rub a banana peel over the bite.
The banana peel provides instant relief from symptoms of itching and pain.
Who would have thought bananas could help in the fashion department?!
You can rub a banana peel over shoes and leather to make them look all shiny and new again.
6. Removes warts
Another amazing benefit is that banana peels can help remove warts, it may also help prevent any future ones from appearing.