15 Amazing Uses for Banana Peel!

By on 11 May 2018 (No comments - click here to comment)

Who knew these fabulous little tips for using Banana Peels.  I am always interested in anything that can keep my carbon footprint low!  Let us know if you are using any of these tips!

  1.  Polish your shoes – Use the outside of the peel to rub onto your shoes.  Wipe with a cloth.

       2. Whiten your teeth – Use the inside of the peel to rub over your teeth.  Just 2 minutes a day.

       3. Ripen avocados – Place peel into a brown paper bag with the unripe avocado and leave for 24 hrs.

       4. Keep meat tender – Place peel with inside on top of the meat, roast us usual.  Or place under the meat to roast.

       5. Reduce puffy eyes and wrinkles – cut out shapes and place with the inside of the peel against your skin.

       6. Clean Silver – rub the inside of the peel against the silver, then polish with a clean cloth.

       7. Compost and Fertiliser – bury in the dirt around your plants.

       8. Bug Spray - add peels to a bucket of water, let sit for a couple of days, then water your plants.  Helps roses resist disease.

       9. Migraine headaches -  place the whole banana skin, inside directly onto your forehead and relax.

     10. Make stir fry, chutney, vinegar and curry – more info here

     11. Heal Warts and scrapes, Remove splinters – apply a small square, flesh side directly onto your wart and cover with a bandaid.

    12. Clean plants and make leaves glossy -  rub with the fleshy side and leave.

    13. Leave a message – scrape a message into the yellow skin and leave for 1 hour….your message will blacken!

    14. Banana Tea for depression, weight loss and good sleep – simply boil the skins for 5 minutes, let sit for 2.

    15. Soothe bruises, bug bites and psoriasis – place peel, flesh side onto skin.

We got this info from a lovely little video on FaceBook and wanted to share it with you:

https://www.facebook.com/storiaglobal/videos/1945842089023256/

 

 


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