The banana peel, like coffee grounds, tea leaves, and orange peels has a lot of beneficial qualities that’ll make you think twice the next time you toss it in the trash. We’ve gathered just a few of the best banana peel uses for you to try:
Rub the inside of your banana peel on your teeth to whiten them. Apparently, the manganese, magnesium and potassium helps whiten the enamel of your teeth.
Did you know banana peels on the inside) make a great shoe polish? Just rub it around your shoe and then buff it with a white cloth.
It only takes 1-2 weeks to remove a wart with a banana peel
Blend banana peel with water and use on your silver to take the polish off with a soft cloth
Banana peels can help relieve bug bites and poison ivy. It won’t remove the oils that cause the itching but it’ll soothe the bite or rash altogether.
Aphids don’t like banana peels. If you bury some around your roses or other plants aphids love (like cauliflower), you’ll deter them from coming around. Or, try this garlic/banana peel spray for aphids.
Banana peels rubbed on your acne will help in the acne curing process.
Banana peels help ease splinters out of your skin. Place banana peel on a splinter with athletic tape for a while and then try to ease the splinter out.
Were any of these NEW to you? Which ones have you tried? DO YOU HAVE ANY BANANA PEEL HACKS? Please share them with us.