Bananas are a popular tropical fruit with incredible health benefits. They contain numerous vitamins, minerals and antioxidants which can improve your overall health. But, did you know that the peels are very useful as well?

Here’s what banana peels can help you with:


Bananas are rich in potassium, a mineral that can relieve headaches. To use them for your headache, just put the peel across your forehead or at the back of your neck.


Rub the inner side of a banana peel on your warts and secure it with a bandage overnight. Using the treatment regularly will make the warts fall off soon.


Banana peels will hydrate your skin and relieve the itchiness caused by psoriasis. Just apply a banana peel on the area 1-2 times a day and the condition will be gone soon.

Itches and rashes

Apply some banana peels on the affected area and your itches and rashes on the skin will go away.

Teeth whitening

Rub a banana peel on your teeth and they will be whiter than ever in just a few weeks.

Treat hemorrhoids

Banana peels can treat hemorrhoids as well – rub one on the affected area for 5 minutes 5 times a day and you should feel much better.

Bug bites

Rub a peel on insect bites to soothe the itching on the skin.


Rubbing a banana peel on areas affected by acne will relieve inflammation and irritation while preventing further outbreaks.


Banana peels have incredible regenerative properties which can accelerate the healing of bruises.

Natural polisher

Rub a banana peel on your furniture, kitchen utensils or shoes to make them nice and shiny.