Saturday, 4 August 2012



Banana peel once always regarded as nothing more than a waste material no longer falls into that category, it’s use in solving various skin related problems has suddenly elevated it’s status to medicinal.It contains essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, potassium and other compouds that are beneficial both when eaten and when applied to your skin plus it can be dumped on your land to make your land fertile.
Banana peels can be used to cover up a wart and provide relief from skin irritation. The peel helps to heal the wart and surrounding skin so that the skin cells can regenerate naturally. The banana peel can be cut down to size and taped over the wart to secure it in place. It can take approximately 5 – 7 days for the wart to heal completely, but the compounds in the peel can help speed up the healing and skin regeneration process.
Allergic reactions to various things which are apparent on the skin can be cured using banana peels, apply the inside of the peels on the affected parts and allowed to dry. You should see changes in a few days.
Apply banana peels on any part of the body that has been attacked by mosquito or bug bite, it provides a soothing relief.
Psoriasis, a genetic disease of the skin has for many years been treated with cream and moisturisers, but each person reacts to the products in a different way. Applying banana peels brings about changes replenishing the skin with natural moisture, nutrients and compounds that reduces itchiness and make scales disappear, changes are seen within a few weeks.
The peel has also been used in the treatment of haemorrhoids. Doctors attribute this healing effect to the presence of sugar in the peel.
            A research study published in the journal of Industrial and Engineering chemistry has shown that banana peel can be used in the purification of water by filtering out heavy metals especially lead and copper.


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