Bananas: A Boon for the Body

Nishtha Gupta
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Bananas are a rich source of Vitamin C and Vitamin E along with minerals like potassium, zinc, iron and manganese. It is a treasure of antioxidants which help to fight free radicals in the body. Other than just being an enjoyable eatable, bananas work like miracle for our skin and have healing powers. It restores the skin’s moisture and smoothens out rough texture by healing dry and parched skin.

So hair will bring you five unusual and crafty ways of using bananas:

• Help Reduce Acne:


The vitamin A present in bananas help acne by reducing inflammation in the skin. Using a banana mask can help reduce acne and sunspots. Not only that but it well make you feel fresh.

• Reducing Wrinkles:

Antioxidants and vitamin C in bananas help reduce the appearance of wrinkles. You can rub banana peel over your skin and leave for 30 minutes or overnight. Wash and moisturize your face afterwards. For better results, repeat this process three times a week.

• Teeth Whitening:

Potassium in bananas are very effective in reducing the yellow stains that appear on your teeth due to the consumption of various kinds of foods and beverages. Rubbing banana peel on your teeth for two minutes after brushing them will do the trick.

• Scar Appearance:

To reduce the scar appearance, redness or swelling on your skin you can take a banana peel and apply it to the affected area and leave it overnight. The esterified fatty acids in bananas help solve the problem.

• Relieves Itchy Skin:

To relieve itching from poison ivy for mosquito bites; bananas coming extremely handy. For this you can use banana paste for banana peels. You can apply it to the affected area and leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes.