There’s plenty to do with your bananas at home!
Banana is an exotic fruit that is incredibly good for your health because of all the potassium it offers. Low in calories and also rich in fiber, it will give you everything you need for snacks, dessert or even aesthetic and physical care!
And that’s not counting all that she can do for you on a daily basis! To help you discover the benefits of this succulent fruit, here are 10 things to do with bananas!
1. A beauty mask with bananas
There are several homemade recipes to make your own beauty mask for face but did you know that banana can also be used?
- Mash one or more very ripe bananas
- Add a tablespoon of organic honey
- Spread the banana and honey puree on the face and neck.
- Leave on for 15 minutes on the face and rinse with lukewarm water.
A beauty mask to restore radiance to your complexion. You can repeat every week without any problem.
2. For very tender meat
Do you like to eat very tender and juicy meat? If you like to prepare stews with large cubes of beef, bananas can be very useful for you!
Simply place the skin of one or two bananas (depending on the amount of meat) directly in the baking dish or pressure cooker. In addition to tenderizing the meat, it will hold together even better, which is not often the case with stews.
Don’t forget to pass the banana peel under water before incorporating it into your meat and sauce.
Ah yes, it seems that you can also add a whole banana, with the skin. I’ll have to test to see if it’s as effective at making the meat nice and tender. To be continued…
3. Shine the leather of your shoes
Did you know that banana peel is an excellent natural leather polish. If you want to make your beautiful black leather shoes shine and shine, then the banana peel is the solution for you… In addition, it’s free as a trick, so take advantage of it!
The skin must first have been rid of its small filaments… Finally as much as possible.
Once your leather or silverware has been well rubbed with the banana peel, use a soft cloth to polish the surface well.
Be careful not to use this trick on colored leathers because the banana peel can unfortunately stain.
What you still don’t believe me? Here is a video that shows how to make leather shoes shine with a banana peel:
4. Bananas as fertilizer
If you like gardening then know that the banana peel can be used as a fertilizer… Yes yes as a natural fertilizer for plants and flowers in the garden and your flower beds.
- Cut banana peels into several strips or small pieces, it doesn’t matter.
- Place the pieces in the soil where the plants and flowers are.
It will be excellent nutrients for your plants but also for certain vegetables in the vegetable garden such as tomatoes and aubergines.
5. Frozen desserts… Yum yum!
Do you like to cook and eat good frozen desserts in the hot season? If so, why not use bananas for your next frozen recipe?
- Peel bananas and push wooden sticks into each one.
- Dip ends of bananas in melted chocolate and place all bananas on waxed paper.
- Put everything in the freezer and once the bananas are frozen, you will have delicious frozen banana desserts!
6. As an anti-itch
What could be worse than having itching or irritation and not knowing what to do to get relief quickly! Well know that the banana can help you quickly soothe itching caused by mosquito bites for example.
So if you do get bitten by an insect, rub the inside of a banana peel over your bite for quick itch relief. As banana is rich in potassium and magnesium, it helps a lot in relieving irritation and itching of the skin.
An effective and free natural remedy to test during your next bite!
8. Wart and banana peel
We know the trick of potatoes to help heal warts but did you know that bananas can also be useful. It’s such a simple trick so why not test it on your plantar wart.
Simply stick a piece of banana peel on the wart to speed up its healing. Of course this tip is effective on small warts only. If you have had it for weeks or even months, you may be disappointed with this remedy.
10. Eating bananas is constipating…NO!
Unfortunately, many people mistakenly believe that bananas promote constipation… Fortunately, it’s not true, because bananas are so good. So do not deprive yourself of eating bananas if you are often constipated, it will not change anything at this level.
On the other hand, if you have diarrhea then the banana becomes a super interesting food. Bananas are a cure natural anti diarrhea because it helps the consistency of the stool.