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Bananas are among the most beneficial for our health. Very rich in fiber, minerals (potassium, magnesium, calcium ...), vitamins (A, B, C and E) and beta-carotene, it provides the body with the nutrients it needs to function Optimally and strengthen its immune defenses. But do you know that the virtues of this fruit are not limited to its flesh? Come and discover the different uses of banana skin!

5 incredible uses of banana skin:

1 - A nourishing and moisturizing treatment for the face

To nourish and soften the skin of your face, while blending wrinkles and unifying your complexion, nothing beats a care for banana skin. Very rich in nutrients and especially in antioxidants which protect the skin against the free radicals responsible for aging and thus the appearance of wrinkles and brown spots. Its anti-inflammatory properties will also help you to cleanse your skin and treat skin problems.

Simply mix it with a cup of coconut milk and then go to the mixer to get a mask. Apply it on your face and let stand for 10 to 15 minutes before rinsing.
You can also cut two pieces of banana peel shaped half-moon and apply them under your eyes to reduce swelling and dark circles.

2 - An anti-acne remedy and rashes

Rich in antioxidants and nutrients, banana peel also has a powerful anti-inflammatory power that reduces redness and irritation caused by acne pimples and other rashes. So, if you want to get rid of it, rub a piece of banana peel on the affected area, or hold it with an adhesive bandage. In addition, banana peel is very effective in reducing the itching and irritation caused by a bite of insects or certain skin problems such as psoriasis or eczema.


3 - Whitening treatment for teeth

Thanks to its citric acid content, banana peel has whitening properties that give your teeth their whiteness and luster. After brushing your teeth thoroughly, simply rub the inside of the banana skin over them for several minutes to remove the scale deposits and stains that tarnish them and give them that yellowish look. Repeat this process daily, and you will notice the difference after only a few weeks.

4 - Against warts

Even if they are not painful, warts are quite bothersome and unsightly. To get rid of these skin growths, simply apply a piece of banana peel, which you will keep with a bandage or adhesive tape, and let it act all night. Banana skin contains salicylic acid which has the ability to dry out warts and therefore eliminate them. Repeat this tip each night for a week, or until complete drying of the wart.

5 - A plus for a healthy diet

It is true that it seems strange to eat banana peel, but it would be a shame to miss out on all its health benefits. Containing a large amount of fiber, antioxidants, lutein and vitamins (A and B), banana skin is a powerful slimming ally. By consuming it, you can lower your blood cholesterol, improve your digestion and enjoy a lasting sense of satiety that inhibits cravings for snacking and cravings. Thus, you regulate your appetite and you reduce the amount of calories per day, which is reflected on your weight.

Warning: If you want to consume banana peel, it is essential to choose organic bananas. If you can not get them, wash your bananas carefully by rubbing them with some baking soda to remove pesticide residues.

A recipe for banana peel:

Cut your banana in half lengthwise, then sprinkle with cinnamon and dark chocolate chips. Cook in a preheated oven at 190 ° C for 10 to 15 minutes, and ready to cook. Enjoy your meal !


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