How to use Banana Peels


How to use Banana Peels


Banana peels are as useful as the banana. They contain antifungal, antibiotic and enzymatic properties that can be put to good use. Plus they’re moist and they’re nutritious.

Step One

Use them to polish your shoes. Rub the peel over your shoes. They'll also polish your silverware.

Step Two

Feed them to your worm farm. Worms love them. Use them to fertilize plants. Place peel in a large jar, cover with water and water plants. Keep adding water to maintain the fertilizer.

Step Three

Rub them over your teeth to whiten them. Use the white side on your teeth. Use them to make a face mask. Banana peel contains enzymes to help condition your skin.

Step Four

Chop them into small pieces and stick under rosebushes as an aphid deterrent. Dead or dried peels can also be used.

Step Five

Place banana peels over your mosquito or ant bites, small scratches or poison ivy rash. The pain will be eased.

Step Six

Wear peel over a wart until the wart drops off, yellow side on the wart. Change peel pieces regularly. Use duct tape to keep in place.

Step Seven

Use the peel to remove a splinter. Tape it over the splinter; the enzymes will shift the splinter.

Step Eight

Polish house plant leaves with the peel. Use the pith side. Use them to catch coddling moths. Add pieces to the trap to attract them. Compost them. They are good for compost material.

Step Nine

Place over chicken breast to keep tender during cooking.

Step Ten

Get rid of acne using banana peels. Rub your acne with the white side. Leave it on your face and don't wash off the rubbed on pith.


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