Who doesn’t like bananas? Aside from being delicious and sweet they’re amazingly health beneficial as well. They contain 3 types of natural sugars, sucrose, fructose and glucose in addition to their high fibers content which is why they should be included in your everyday diet. They’re every athlete’s favorite fruit because they give you an instant energy boost and keep you full for longer. According to recent research just 2 medium bananas can give you enough energy for a strenuous 90 minute workout so no wonder that every athlete has one in their backpack.
You probably knew that bananas are amazing and should be a part of your daily regimen but did you know that the banana peel can also be used for a number of things? After reading the following article you’ll never throw away the banana peel again.
- Tooth whitening
Banana peels are excellent for teeth whitening. Just rub your teeth with the inside of the banana peel every day for two weeks and you’ll notice how pearly white your teeth are becoming.
- Warts removal
Did you know that bananas are an excellent home remedy against warts? You just need a piece of its peel and some bandage or plaster. Cut a small piece of the banana peel and place it over the wart, cover it with some bandage to keep it in place and leave it overnight. Repeat the procedure every night until it’s completely gone. It will not only remove the wart but it will prevent it from reappearing.
- Treatment of acne and wrinkles
You can improve your overall skin quality with the help of a banana peel. It’s an excellent natural remedy against wrinkles and blemishes as it contains antioxidants and nourishes and moisturizes the skin. It also has anti-aging properties and can improve the skin’s elasticity and suppleness. All you have to do it take a piece of banana peel and rub your face with it, paying special attention to the problematic areas. Leave it on for half an hour and rinse with warm water.