Banana is good we all know, but what about a banana peel? Yes, that too is handy for purposes other than the mischief of throwing it on the pathway to make someone slide.
Banana peels have a lot of benefits for our health, since they have a high content of various vitamins like vitamins B6, B12 and minerals like magnesium and potassium.
Here we shall take a look at 9 health benefits of a banana peel:
Yes, you have read that right! Rubbing banana peel on your teeth for a minute daily will return its glow and save you a decent amount of money.
Rubbing a banana peel helps in removing warts and preventing new ones. Such an easy treatment, isn't it?
3.Takes Care Of The Eyes:
Banana peel also protects our eyes from the harmful UV radiations. It also reduces the chances of cataracts.
The soluble fibre present in a banana peel is helpful in reducing the cholesterol level - the LDL or ‘bad' one.
5.Gives Relief From Pain:
If you are suffering from pain of any kind, rub the peel on the area and leave it on for 30 minutes till you get a good relief. Make a paste of vegetable oil and the peel and apply it to the affected area.
6.Treats Insect Bite:
Bites from insects can cause itching and pain and what's better than banana peels to give an instant relief from that?
Massaging the pimples on your face with a banana peel every day also cures them. The result can be seen fast if you do it daily.
Banana peel contains tryptophan, which is an essential amino acid that is required for the production of serotonin - a brain hormone that boosts mood. The fruit itself also contains serotonin.
Thanks to their nutrients, banana peels are a good hydrating agent and help in treating wrinkles and other signs of ageing. The antioxidants present in a banana peel, especially in case of the unripe ones, are helpful, as they are known to be an excellent anti-ageing agent.