Bananas are nutritious fruit which have the role of guardians of our health. Rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber, this yellow tropical fruit besides the sweet taste it offers many benefits.
Tasty snack of only 100 calories, a natural way of beautifying the skin, remedy for nausea and constipation, power source… Bananas are available fruit that can be literally carried anywhere because it is easy for human consumption. But, did you know that banana peel is useful as well and have its positive sides? Here are some of the most popular benefits of exotic banana peel.
Ally against Acne
Extract the banana juice from the inside of the banana peel. This juice can act as a natural antibiotic, and struggles with inflammation.
Use bananas in the fight against acne. Gently rub the acne with the inside of a banana peel before you go to bed. Wash your face with warm water next morning.
Cure for bloating caused by PMS
Potassium, which is found in abundance in bananas, prevents fluid retention in the body, which is typical of PMS (premenstrual syndrome).
Additionally, the banana will give you energy and keep you full for a longer time, so you will forget the desire to “charge” yourself with unhealthy food.
Reduce itching mosquito bites
Do not throw of banana peel in the summer, because you can reduce the irksome itching caused by mosquito bite.
Simply rub the area of the bite with the inside of a banana shell. This will reduce itching.
For relief from warts
Unpleasant skin growths known as warts in some cases may disappear with banana treatment.
Cut a small piece from the inside of the banana peel and place it on the wart. Seal it with bandage. Remove it the next morning. Repeat this every day until the wart disappears.
Banana + water = remedy against hangover
Exaggerate with alcohol? Eat at least one banana and drink 1-2 glasses of water before you go to bed. Hangover is often the result of dehydration, and water mixed with banana will do the trick and make you feel better.
Drunken people urinate more than usual and lose a lot of fluids and potassium, in this cases, a banana is recommended because it is rich in potassium. This fruit has maintained the balance of electrolytes in the body, which can disrupt due to vomiting and frequent urination.
Preventing sickness when traveling
Traveling is one of your least favorite activities because of the unbearable nausea? Before leaving on a trip, eat a banana.
Bananas are a great source of energy and also reduce the intensity of urges to vomiting.
Reduced risk of stroke
Eating three bananas a day reduces the risk of stroke by 21%, research has shown that experimenting on 250,000 people for 30 years.
The main “culprit” for this is potassium, which lowers blood pressure, which in turn is a major cause of stroke.
“Power” before exercise
Planning to exercise at the gym? Eat a banana. It will act as a “fuel” for your muscles and give you energy to increase endurance.
Combine the banana with peanut butter to get the ideal snack of carbohydrates and proteins.
Healthy digestive system
Bananas are your friend whether you suffer from constipation or diarrhea. The natural fiber found in bananas helps to maintain a healthy digestive tract.
Natural remedy against psoriasis
Rub the skin area affected by psoriasis with the inside of a ripe banana peel once or twice a day.
Banana helps in moisturizing the skin and in reducing redness, and itching. In a few days you should have visible results.
Mask soft skin without wrinkles
Bananas can serve you beauty due to its hydrating power that softens the skin.
Mask 1: Mash one banana and add one egg yolk. Apply the mixture on your face and leave for 15 minutes.
Mask 2: Mash the banana and add ¼ cup of yogurt (or sour milk) and 2 teaspoons honey. Apply on face and neck for 20 minutes.