We all know that bananas are healthy, but the peel is also great. You should keep the peel of the banana and use it from all kinds of things. People in some countries use the peel and eat it since they know that it has a lot of healthy nutrients.
Here are the things for which you can use it:
1. Teeth Whitening
Just use banana peel and rub your teeth with it for two weeks, every day. You will see the results pretty soon.
2. Remove skin warts
You can both remove warts and prevent them with a banana peel. Just put a banana peel over the wart and secure it with a bandage. Leave it overnight, and redo this process until it is completely gone.
3. Wrinkle and acne free
If you don’t want to have acne and wrinkles, you just need to rub a banana peel on your skin. Leave it for 30 minutes and due to its anti-aging and antioxidants characteristics, wrinkles and acne will go away.
4. Curing psoriasis
You cannot cure it totally, but it will soothe the symptoms.
5. Acts as and analgetic
If you have painful spots on your body, just rub a banana peel on them.
6. Losing weight
Potassium is great because it will help you to lose your weight. Banana peel contains about 40% of the potassium and it will boost your metabolism and give you the energy. There are also vitamin B and vitamin A in the banana peel, so you will improve your immunity and health.
If you want to lose weight, you just need to make this simple recipe and you will feel amazing.
Bananas Skins with Black-Eyed Peas
You will need:
- 4 green banana peels
- 1 teaspoon turmeric
- 2 teaspoons coconut oil
- ½ c black-eyed peas (if using fresh, soak overnight)
- ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
- 2 tablespoons unsweetened grated coconut
- Juice of one lime
Slice peels in small pieces and boil them in a water with a bit of salt and turmeric. Add few drops of the oil in the water in order to prevent sap from sticking to the pot. Bring it to a boil and let it simmer until skin are tender. Then you need to drain it (you can use the water to cook rice in it).
Boil black-eyed peas until tender. You can also use canned, but then you just need to drain and rinse them.
Heat the oil in a frying pan or a skillet over a medium heat. Add mustard seeds and once they start popping, remove them from the heat.
In the end, add black eyed peas and stir. Cook for five more minutes and remove from the heat and stir in coconut. In the end, add salt and a bit of lime juice. Enjoy!
If you are wondering is it better to use green or yellow banana peel, the answer is – cancer-fighting characteristics are better with ripe bananas. But if you want to lose weight, the use green peels.