If you’re throwing away those banana peels, you’re throwing away some great nutrients. Surprisingly, many essential nutrients are found in fruit peels. Stop throwing away those peels and start using them to enjoy the health and beauty benefits they offer.
Here’s a closer look at banana peels and orange peels, as well as information on how to use them to enjoy all those great benefits.
When you purchase bananas, and you plan to use the skins, it’s best to go with organic bananas. This way you don’t deal with high levels of pesticides on the peels.
However, if you aren’t able to purchase organic bananas, you can make your rinse that helps remove pesticides. Mix a cup of water, a tablespoon of lemon juice and a tablespoon of white vinegar. Use it on the banana peels to remove pesticides.
Banana peels contain essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. This means that they offer a variety of health benefits. They also offer beauty benefits and can even be used around the house as a natural cleaning aid.
Here are just a few of the ways you can make use of banana peels.
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