A lot of people have an enormous amount of love for pineapple. But did you ever consider using its peel too? The tropical fruit has a really tough exterior as compared to the inside which is heavenly, crunchy, and pulpy. While the fruit is hailed and eaten almost around the world, not many people are aware of the health benefits of the pineapple peel. So this time around, we aren’t here to insist on you to include pineapple in your daily diet during these hot months of the year, but instead, use the peel to your rescue for its very many benefits.
01/Teeth and bone strengthener
In addition to fighting inflammation in gums and tissues, pineapple skins have a high manganese content. Manganese helps to grow, strengthen, and repair bones and teeth. In terms of oral health, its vitamin C and astringent properties keep gums clean and healthy.
Bromelain, a powerful enzyme found in high concentrations in pineapple skin and stems, helps to cut down inflammation in the body. It’s been touted for reducing swelling after surgery or injury and works as an anti-inflammatory in the sinuses and throughout the body.
3/Arthritis and Joint Pain Fighter
Here again, bromelain works its anti-inflammatory magic in those who have arthritis or joint pain. Mixing up a potion with pineapple peels works directly on the source of the pain. Check out how to make a topical remedy below.
Beta carotene and vitamin C present in the entire plant aid in battling degenerative eye diseases like glaucoma.