7 Uses of Banana Peel You Never Knew

1. Relieve Mosquito Bite

Banana peel is very helpful to relieve a mosquito bite. Although, this is not medically proven what in the peel does this job however it is experimented and believed by many. So next time, if you are looking for a way to relieve a mosquito-bitten place on your skin, just remember this post and go rub a banana peel on the bite.

2. Polish Shoes

Banana peel is a great way to make your shoes shine. Rub your shoes with inner side of the peel. Banana contains potassium which is also used in shoe polishes.

3. Shine Your Teeth

Rub the inner side of peel on your teeth. It will make them whiter. Potassium in bananas is helpful to make teeth whiter.

Usage Tip:

Pick a ripe banana, peel it off from bottom and apply the inner peel on your teeth. Keep rubbing it unless your teeth are fully covered with banana. Leave for 10 minutes and then brush your teeth.

4. Tenderize Meat

Meat always dries while cooking?

Here is the tip!

Put a banana peel in the pan, this will not only prevent meat from drying but also make it tastier and juicier.

5. Heal Bruises

Banana peels can also be used to heal skin bruises. If you have got one on your skin, rub the inside of the peel on it. You can also stick the peel (with medical tape) on the bruise for whole night.

6. Polish Silverware

If you have old silver pots stored in your shelves, or faded set of silver jewelry, you can regain their shine with banana skin.

Usage Tip:

Blend some banana skins with water. Rub the paste on silver and wash with clear water. Then dry with a clean soft cloth.

7. Reduce Wrinkles

Rubbing inner side of banana skin helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles on your skin. Let it sit for at least 30 minutes. For better results, keep it for whole night and then wash off. Banana is also used in many skin care and anti aging products.

Banana is a very healthy and sweet fruit. Yes. But today, we wouldn't discuss about it health benefits but about it's peel. I am telling you about 7 wondrous benefits and uses of banana peel that would assist you in your everyday home tasks. Banana is naturally enriched with many vitamins and potassium. These nutrients also exist in it's peel. As we can't eat the peel, we can use it for many different things.

I have explained where and how to use banana skin for your skin beauty, bruises, teeth shining, shoe polishing, mosquito bite relief and for diminishing wrinkles.

So one thing is sure here.

You wouldn't throw banana's peel after knowing all these tricks.

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By Farhan Javed  |   In Tips and Totkay  |   1 Comments   |   61366 Views   |   26 Jan 2017
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hahaha, this much uses for banana peel which we have been throwing in our trash can always. lolz. Nice tips, these are useful and interesting and in fact can help me with lots of things.

  • Haniya Jibran, Marryland
  • Jan 29, 2016

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