Why You Should Never Throw Away Your Banana Peels

Why You Should Never Throw Away Your Banana Peels

One of the most popular fruits eaten around the world is bananas. Not only do they make for a tasty breakfast, but they are also fantastic for your health. Banana is a superfood which can help you fight diseases. The peel, which many people throw away, also has its benefits. It can fight off germs, fungus, and disease, as has been confirmed by scientists. They are also very high in vitamins, such as VITAMIN B6, VITAMIN B12, Magnesium and Potassium. Here are some ways that you can benefit by saving banana peel and adding it to your beauty routines.

Home remedies using Banana peel.

  • Do away with wrinkles & fine lines

Banana peel is great for your face as they help remove wrinkles. It tightens your skin and delays any sign of aging- thanks to an antioxidant called lutein. Using it will leave your skin looking healthy, shiny and plump.

How to add banana peels to your daily facial regime? Peel over your face and let it sit for 20 to 30 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water. Do this once every day.

Banana Peels

Lightly rub the soft white section of the peel on your teeth, gums, and enamel for 2-3 minutes. Leave it for 5 minutes and then brush your teeth as you’d do on any day.  Use any white toothpaste.

It has got naturally occurring potassium & magnesium in the peel which helps lessen the stains on the enamel and keep them white. Do this every day for two weeks and see visible changes.

Banana Peels

After your morning bananas, you can use the fresh banana peels to revive your tired and puffy eyes. Since bananas are high in potassium they are able to reduce puffiness. It can also help to remove any darkness under your eyes.

Here’s how to use banana peels to revive the skin beneath your eyes:  collect the white fiber from the inside of a banana peel by scooping from a spoon. Mix the fiber with 1 to 2 tablespoons of pure aloe vera gel and make a smooth paste. Gently apply the paste around the eyes. Wait 15 minutes then wash it off with cool water. Repeat as needed.

Banana Peels

  • Remove Warts

Massage the peel over the infected area to get instant relief from the itching and pain. The banana peel helps in removing warts & eliminates the occurrence of new ones. Gently cover the area with the banana peel, placing the white soft surface of the peel against the wart. Tape the peel using medical tape, leave it overnight, and remove in the morning. Repeat this process every night until the wart disappears, which might take up to 3 weeks. Do not use a green banana peel, only yellow ones.

Banana Peels


  • Get rid of acne and pimples

Banana peels contain vitamins A, B, C, E, and zinc and iron. These nutrients can calm inflamed skin and reduce acne outbreaks. Massage the white side of the peel on your face and body for 5-10 minutes every day to cure pimples. The results should be visible in 2 weeks. Keep repeating until the acne disappears.

Banana Peels

Add peels to a pot of boiling water for 10-15 minutes and add cinnamon or honey as per your taste. Remove the peels from the water and let it cool.

This is very helpful for people who have trouble sleeping at night. It also helps in losing your body weight. Keep in mind that if you are drinking this to lose only weight then use green bananas only.

Banana Peels


How to make a “banana peel mask” which will make your skin fresh, young and spotless.

To start with – chop both ends of banana and grind the peel. It will turn black after grinding. Add 1 tablespoon of sandalwood powder, 1 tablespoon of glycerin, 2 tablespoons yogurt. Mix it well and add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice.

Before you apply this mask, make sure that you wash your face properly or clean it using “raw milk” (unprocessed milk). Apply all over your face for 15-20 min and wash it with water.

Apply this to your daily life, and let me know in the comments which one worked for you!


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