Tie a Banana Peel for Seven Days and See What Happens To Your Body

The banana is a versatile fruit which grows throughout the year which means that you get to enjoy this delicious fruit everyday. It is also cheap and affordable and the best part is that it is abundant in health benefits such as being a good source of potassium and a soothing fruit for your esophagus. But, what’s weird is that many of us throw away the peel as that is what we do with all fruit. But, where fruits are concerned, peels are also beneficial since they too contain compounds good for health and can be used for various purposes like removing acne, or treating a wound.

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1Banana skins are full of vitamins

Banana peels especially the ripe ones are full of nutrients vitamins and cancer-fighting compounds. They can be boiled and eaten providing your body with a good dose of magnesium, potassium, nutrients, tryptophan, vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12  to name a few. As we age, these vitamins decrease in the body which is why banana peel is a safe source for such ingredients.

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2For Skin corns, cracked heels, corns and calluses

Banana peel contains salicylic acid. This is one of the ingredients found in many creams to treat corns and calluses on the foot. Just tape a peel over the affected area and keep it overnight or 7 days depending on the severity of the condition. The anti-inflammatory properties, as well as the healing compounds, will have soothed and healed the corns and calluses. This procedure can also be applied to cracked heels too.

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3Acne

Banana peel is excellent for treating acne because of the same properties that heal corns and calluses. Just massage your face with a banana peel for 5-10 minutes three times a week. The anti-inflammatory properties and anti-oxidants in the peel will reduce the pimples, cure existing ones and prevent acne from flaring up on your face.

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4For Anti-ageing, wrinkles and under eye pouches

The anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory properties in banana peel are an excellent and cheap remedy to reduce the rate of ageing, get rid of under eye pouches and dark circles and also prevent wrinkles. Just scoop up and loosen the insides of a peel, then apply it to your eyes for five minutes daily. You can also make a face mask by adding egg yolk to mashed banana peel and applying the paste to your face for five minutes. Wash it off after that. This keeps your skin hydrates and makes it soft and smooth.

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