Health Benefits Of Pineapple Peels
Pineapple is one of the most popular fruit worldwide due to its health benefits, but pineapple peels also contain beneficial effects to the body’s health.
Ananas Comosus or known as pineapple is an edible fruit from Bromeliaceae family. It can be usually found in tropical climate countries such as the Philippines, but it is also cultivated worldwide due to its sour, sweet, and delicious taste.
Its fruit is usually eaten raw when ripe and mostly used for culinary purposes in global cuisines. It can be consumed fresh, cooked, juiced, or preserved. Its leaves were commonly used as materials in making Filipino formal wear such as “barong Tagalog” and “baro’t saya.”
Ancient people were traditionally using pineapple in treating and preventing numerous types of diseases, because of its nutritional value. It is also packed with nutrients, vitamins, and minerals, which has beneficial effects on the body.
Pineapple peels also contain medicinal properties, which has numerous beneficial effect to our entire body. Most people usually throws the peels, without knowing the health benefits that give to the body. After reading this article you will never throw pineapple peels.
It contains vitamin B, C, folate, thiamin, pantothenic acid, bromelain, niacin, and fiber. It is also packed with mineral including magnesium, potassium, copper, manganese, calcium, iron, and other nutrients. It also contains antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, and anticancer properties.
It is also an excellent source of antioxidants that can help the body to fight free radicals, which can cause numerous diseases. Here are some of the amazing health benefits pineapple peels:
- Relieves Inflammation
- Boosts Immune System
- Enhances Libido
- Prevents Cancer
- Relieves Asthma
- Improves Vision
- Prevents Osteoarthritis
- Regulates Blood Sugar Level
- Promotes Healthy Bones
- Improves Gum Health
- Reduce Cholesterol Levels
- Cures Swelling and Irritation
- Prevents Heart Diseases
- Enhances Digestion
- Promotes Healthy Skin and Hair
- Treats Intestinal Worms
- Aids Weight loss
- Ease Nausea
- Reduces Acne and Pimples
- Hydrating the Skin
- Prevents Hair Loss
Here are some steps on how to obtain health benefits from pineapple peels:
- 1 whole pineapple, unpeeled
- 1 liter of filtered water
- A natural sweetener to taste
Wash the pineapple and separate the peel from the flesh. Put the peel in a pan filled with water and add some pineapple pulp, then boil them together. Dilute the mixture in a liter of water and add natural sweeteners to improve its taste.