Some people might think that after eating the banana, their peels are no longer needed. This is where they are wrong. Banana peels may seem part of the trash can however, they still hold numerous benefits. These peels are as useful as the banana itself. In fact, these coverings have various properties such as antifungal, antibiotic, and enzymatic, that can be utilize and maximized for great use. In addition, this moist and nutritious rubbish can be a great alternative for products you might be usually using. Below are some of the bizarre ways to make use of banana peels:
10. Garden Fertilizer
Fertilizers may be quite expensive and hazardous due to its chemicals. But, you can have an organic fertilizer from your common household rubbish. These banana peels are very beneficial for composting activities. Dry these banana peels, then use a food processor to cut them into pieces. Sprinkle these pieces on to the topsoil as organic matter.
9. Roast Chicken Softener
In order to get a more moist and juicy roast chicken, put some banana peels on top just before cooking. It will be enough to give that extra taste to your dish.
8. Houseplant Leaves Shine
To get that extra shine of your leaves, rub banana peels on them.
7. Aphid Deterrent
Sometimes you can avoid aphid infestation in house plants. To get rid of these pests, small pieces of banana peels can help. Bury these pieces one to two inches in the soil that surrounds the affected plant.
6. Nightly Facial Beauty Regimen
Just before bedtime, scrub the inner portion of the banana peel onto your face. Let it stay for the night. Then, the next morning, wash it off with warm water.
5. Silver, Leather Clothes, and Leather Furniture Polish
Use the inner portion of the banana peel as the polish. Rub it onto the surface and finish it with a wipe of a cloth. But, try to do some pretest on a small portion.
4. Various Skin Irritations Or Minor Injuries Reliever
Got some poison ivy rash or bug bites, acne, minor scrapes, bruises, itchy dry skin? Get some banana peels and rub it onto the affected area. In due time, it will relieve these problems.
3. Wart Removal
Wart problem? Inner banana peel can remove it. Just rub it onto the wart for a few seconds every night for two weeks or until it disappears.
2. Splinters Deduction
Cut a small banana peel and tape it onto the splinter. Make sure the inner peel is facing down. The enzymes from the peel will be useful enough to extricate splinter from the skin.
1. Teeth Whitener
Want that smile with flawless white teeth? Get some banana peel and use the inner part to be rubbed onto the surface of the teeth for two minutes. Do this every night just before brushing your teeth. Repeat the process for two weeks or more until you get those noticeable effects to get whiter teeth each time you smile.