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

13UV Protection

Banana peels can also provide UV protection to the eyes from harmful UV rays of the sun. First leave the peel under the sun for a while, then rub the peel on your eyes. This has been proven to reduce the risk of cataract as well.

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14To remove splinters

Sometimes splinters can be stubborn, especially tiny wood and glass ones. If you have a splinter, just tape the banana skin over the splinter and leave overnight. BY morning, the splinter will have been dislodged completely or become easier to pull out with tweezers.

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15For poison IVY rash

To get rid of the nasty effects of poison ivy and rash, just scrape the insides of banana peel and apply the paste on the affected area. It will cool down the inflammation and provide relief from the pain and itching. The same applies for other rash and allergies.

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16Lowers cholesterol and improves insomnia

Just as you eat bananas, you can also eat the peel by boiling them although when eaten raw, they may have an unpleasant taste. You can boil the peel for ten minutes till cooked and then consume or fry it in some healthy oil. However, don’t forget to clean the skin of commercially grown bananas because of the presence of chemicals that may be sprayed on them.

Banana peel is rich in compounds like tryptophan which improves insomnia; it is also packed with anti-oxidants for health, lowers cholesterol and contains compounds that can even prevent or reduce the risk of cancer. It also improves the circulation capacity of red blood cells to carry oxygen throughout the body.

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