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What Are The Uses Of Fruit Peels?

Some people habitually peel off the skin when eating fruit. Some fruit peels have high nutritional value, but they must be selective. Whether to eat fruit peels or not depends on the taste and taste of the peel and everyone's preference. However, the peels of some fruits are indeed very bad in taste, bitter, and may contain some toxic substances. There are a lot of toxic substances in fruit peels.

If you eat fruit peels, you must wash the fruits thoroughly. Soak the fruit in soda or saltwater, and try to clean the peel as much as possible before eating. In addition, there will be edible wax on the peel, as long as it is within the standard range, it will not bring certain harm to the body, so be sure to buy good quality, safe and reliable fruits, which can reduce harmful substances.

Edible Fruit Peel

  1. Apple Peel

Apple peel is rich in dietary fiber, which can promote digestion. Nearly half of the vitamin C in apples is also close to the exocarp. The antioxidant effect of apple peel is higher than that of other fruits and vegetables. The antioxidant capacity of the exocarp of a general size apple is equal to the antioxidant capacity of 800mg vitamin C.

  1. Pear Peel

Pear skin contains vitamins and pectin. Pectin has good adsorption properties and can bind and eliminate bacterial toxins in the body. Pectin can also protect the gastric mucosa from rough foods and promote ulcer healing. It is suitable for gastric patients. The ingredients can promote bile secretion, strengthen gastrointestinal motility, and help food digestion.

  1. Banana Peel

Banana peel contains banana peel which can effectively inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi. If cooked with brown sugar, it can effectively relieve constipation, and banana peel also contains proteoglycans and vitamins.

  1. Grapefruit Peel

Grapefruit peel has the effect of relieving asthma and relieving cough. If it is made into honey grapefruit tea with honey, the beauty and beauty effect is very strong. In addition, orange peel contains a lot of organic acids and vitamin C, which can dissolve nutrients after brewing in hot water.

  1. Orange Peel

Orange peel contains volatile oil, hesperidin, vitamin B, vitamin C and other ingredients. The volatile oil contained in it has a mild stimulating effect on the gastrointestinal tract, promotes the secretion of digestive juice, eliminates gas in the intestine, and increases appetite. Wash it and store it in the same way as tea, and brew it together or separately. It can refresh and ventilate, and the smell is fresh and fragrant.

  1. Grape Skins

The grape skin contains more anthocyanins than the pulp, which has the effect of protecting tiny blood vessels and anti-inflammatory. Grape skins are also rich in cellulose, pectin and iron, which can make up for the lack of nutrients in the modern diet.

  1. Pitaya Peel

The skin of dragon fruit is generally purple-red, and besides being rich in betaine, it is also rich in anthocyanins. Anthocyanins contain strong antioxidant properties, which can help fight cell aging, maintain cell viability, and protect eyesight. Pitaya peel is also rich in vitamin C, which helps enhance blood vessel elasticity and protect cardiovascular health. After eating the pitaya flesh, you can directly scrape the red part on the peel with a spoon. It can be eaten directly like the flesh, but the outermost skin is not edible.

Other Uses of Fruit Peel

  1. Skincare

The trace elements contained in bananas can whiten. Banana peel for face has whitening and moisturizing effects. Watermelon rind contains very high vitamin C and vitamin E. The watermelon rind can be crushed into the mud and applied to the face to reduce acne marks, whiten and moisturize. Orange peel feet can moisturize the skin of the feet and prevent and treat dry feet in winter.

  1. Remove bad odor

The grapefruit peel itself has a faint fruity scent. Drying the grapefruit peel in the bedroom can remove the peculiar smell. It is more natural and safe than the perfumes and perfumes sold on the market, and the taste is also very good.

  1. Flower fertilizer

Use a knife to cut these peels into small pieces for use. Prepare a container with a lid, put the cut fruit skins into the container, and then add an appropriate amount of water to the container. Then put the container in a place where the sun can shine and let it ferment slowly. The fermented water of fruit peels can be used as fertilizer, and it can also adjust the pH of the soil for flowers that like acidic soil, such as jasmine and camellia, which are plants that like acidic soil.

Fruits that should not be eaten with their skins

  1. Persimmon

The tannic acid in persimmon is mostly concentrated in the skin. The tannic acid in the persimmon cannot be completely removed when it is de-astringent. If it is eaten with the skin, it is easier to form a gastric persimmon stone. Especially when the de-astringency process is not perfect, the skin contains more tannin.

  1. Water chestnuts

Water chestnuts are often born in paddy fields. Poisonous and harmful biological excreta and chemical substances can accumulate in the skin. Water chestnut skin also contains parasites.

  1. Ginkgo fruit

Ginkgo peel contains toxic substances such as Ginkgo Acid, Hydrogenated Ginkgo Acid, Hydrogenated Ginkgo Acid, and Ginkgo Alcohol. After entering the human body, it will damage the central nervous system and cause poisoning.

  1. Avocado

Avocado peel is very hard, whether it is juiced or eaten raw, it will irritate the gastric mucosa. And because some pesticides are sprayed during the growth of the avocado, and the surface of the avocado is uneven, it is easy to leave pesticides, which is not conducive to cleaning. It is very likely to be inhaled into the human body and cause certain irritation to the human body. Moreover, the skin of avocado has no nutritional value, so it is not recommended.