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It should come as no surprise that the banana is the most eaten fruit throughout the year. Not only because bananas are always available, but also because they are delicious and rich in valuable nutrients. These nutrients are not only in the fruit itself but also in its peel.
But it turns out that the banana peel is thrown away almost immediately or after consumption. But did you know that the banana peel offers many other special benefits for human health? The banana peel contains essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, and other substances that have many different benefits.
You will be amazed by the many useful properties that the banana peel brings. Check out the list we have put together for you.
1. White teeth
Instead of using a chemical, it is better to use a banana peel for teeth whitening. Rub your teeth for two minutes with a banana peel in the evening and in the morning and your teeth will be noticeably whiter.
2. Face mask
The presence of enzymes in the banana peel ensures healthy and clear skin. Wash your face with a PH neutral soap, then put the peel all over your face and let it dry. After that, rinse the face well with water.
3. Reduces irritation and itching
Have you been bitten by an ant or mosquito? Apply the inside of the banana peel to the red bump. This will soothe the itching and irritation. This also helps a lot with irritation from nettles.
4. Shine your shoes
Rub your shoes with the inside of a banana peel. Then wipe them with a soft cloth to remove banana residue. The result: a pair of impeccably waxed shoes.
5. Enjoy tender meat
Placing a ripe banana peel in the pan in which the meat is cooked helps to avoid parched and tough meat.