Despite it’s yummy taste, banana has a bunch of health advantages. Bananas are wealthy in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. You might eat that delicious banana and then compost the peel, but did you know that it actually has lots of worthwhile benefits? While not always scientific, many people will attest to the validity of these hacks.

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Headache
In case of headache you should place a banana peel across the forehead, and the back of the neck. They are high in potassium and very helpful in relieving a headache.

Warts

Banana peels are very effective against warts. All you need to do is rub the inner side of a banana peel on the affected area, or place a small piece on the wart, and secure it with a bandage.

Psoriasis

Banana peels moisturize the skin, relieves itchiness, and cures psoriasis. Just apply the peel on the affected area 1-2 times daily, and the effects will be visible in a few days.

Itches and Rashes

Apply banana peels on the affected area, and it will soothe itchiness and rashes in no time.

Teeth whitening

Clean the teeth with a banana peel for several minutes, and in several weeks, your teeth will be perfectly white and healthy.

Hemorrhoids

Banana peels are great in case of hemorrhoids. All you need to do is to rub a peel on the area for 5 minutes and repeat the procedure 5 times daily.

Bug Bites

Rub the peel on bug bites to soothe itching and calm the skin.

Acne

Banana peels will relieve inflammation and irritation, and prevent outbreaks. You should rub the peel on the acne before going to bed.

Bruises

Banana peels have potent regenerative properties, so they can accelerate the healing of the bruises.

Natural polishing
Banana peels can shine your furniture, kitchen utensils, clean the dust off of the leaves of the plants in your home, and even polish your shoes.

via healthyhousecentral.com

Drinking This Will Give You a Good Restful Sleep

Usually, people who is taking sleeping pills are those who experiences sleep disorders such as insomnia, disrupting sleep, and daytime sleepiness.

Excessive daytime sleepiness is often associated with obstructive sleep apnea and depression.

The dark side of taking sleeping pills is when you get dependent on it. Breaking a dependence on medication can be very challenging both mentally and physically and withdrawal symptoms may occur when you stop taking medications.

In world’s population, between 10 to 30% of adults have insomnia in a given year and insomnia is typically followed by low energy, depressed mood, irritability, and sleepiness.

According to National Sleep Foundation, below is recommended hours of sleep per age group.

Proper Number of Hours of Sleep per Age Group:
Newborns (0-3 months): 14-17 hours (range narrowed from 12-18)
Infants (4-11 months): 12-15 hours (range widened from 14-15)
Toddlers (1-2 years old): 11-14 hours (range widened from 12-18)
Preschoolers (3-5): 10-13 hours (range widened from 11-13)
School-aged Children (6-13): 9-11 hours (range widened from 10-11)
Teenagers (14-17): 8-10 hours (range widened from 8.5-9.5)
Young Adults (18-25): 7-9 hours (new age category)
Adults (26-64): 7-9 hours (new age category)
Older Adults (65+): 7-9 hours (new age category)

There are numerous consequences of NOT having a good night sleep and you should give attention on how to avoid restlessness.

With this simple recipe, you can get the benefits of the potassium and magnesium in the banana. Potassium and magnesium are beneficial for the nervous system and are great for relaxing the muscles.

In fact, magnesium is the most important mineral for muscle relaxation and can reduce muscle cramps along with other aches and pains which is helpful to easily get you a restful sleep.

Banana and Cinnamon Tea

1 medium sized banana
A pinch of cinnamon powder or a little cinnamon bark
1 liter of water

Procedures

1. Boil water in a pot.
2. Wash the banana thoroughly.
3. Chop off both end of the banana, do not remove the peel.
4. Add the banana in the boiling water. Add the cinnamon bark (if you prefer using bark).
5. Boil for 10 minutes in a medium heat.

6. Remove the banana and place the tea in a mug, cup or any container.
7. Add a pinch of cinnamon powder (if you prefer using powder).
8. Allow to cool at room temperate.
9. Drink this before hitting the bed.
10. You may also eat the banana if you want.

Sources: HealthdigeztNcbi.nlm.nih.gov