Do you know? The peels and roots of the fruits and vegetables we eat in our daily lives seem to be something we often overlook. But, peels and roots are actually effective in treating diseases.

Today, I would like to summarise what kind of diseases peels can cure. It will also help you gain a broader understanding of the fruits and vegetables we often eat. Don’t miss it.

Tomato peel

Tomato peel can prevent cancer. Lycopene is a natural substance with the strongest antioxidant capacity found so far. It has the ability to prevent cardiovascular disease. It can also boost the immune system and prevent cancer. Lycopene is abundant in tomato peel. In addition, tomato peel also helps to maintain intestinal health.

White gourd peel

The white gourd peel has the ability to relieving heat, strengthen the spleen, and remove moisture. It is useful for edema, lung disease, heart disease, abdominal distension, and adverse urination caused by kidney disease. Wash feet with white gourd peel decoction. It can cure beriberi and foot odor. Just kill two birds with one stone.

Cucumber Peel

Cucumber peel can detoxify. Cucumber peel contains more bitter elements. That element is the nutrient essence of cucumber. Eating cucumber with peel can fully absorb vitamin C. Also help the human body to expel toxin effectively. In addition, cucumber peel has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects.

Orange peel

The orange peel should be washed and cleaned. It can then be boiled with sugar and drunk. It cleanses the lungs and removes cough and phlegm activation.

In addition, orange peel is an alkaline substance. Therefore, it helps to remove stains on ceramic, enamel, aluminum, and iron drinking utensils and tableware. Dip orange peel with salt and leave for a while. It can then be used for cleaning.

Pear peel

Pear peel is a kind of traditional medicine with high medicinal value. It can clear the heart and nourish the lungs, reduce fire, and produce fluid.

Wash and chop the pear skin, add sugar, and stew in water to treat cough. Also, putting a little pear peel when making homemade kimchi will make the kimchi crisper and more delicious.

Apple peel

Apple peel has an astringent effect. It can use to decoct soup or make tea and help to cure gastric acid and phlegm. First, apple peel should be sun-dried. Then it can eat on an empty stomach. It is suitable for the body even if taken two or three times a day. Apple peel is a divine remedy for chronic diarrhea, enterocolitis, hypertension, and other diseases.

Eggplant peel

Eggplant is good food therapy for cardiovascular patients. This is because a lot of nutrients contains in the eggplant skin. However, peeling the eggplant will reduce the health value because the air oxidizes the iron in it. As a result, it becomes to dark color, which affects the body’s absorption of iron.

Watermelon peel

The effect of watermelon peel is better than that of flesh. In traditional Chinese medicine, the skin of melon is called “watermelon Cuiyi.” It performs crucial functions such as removing heat, removing irritation, and lowering blood pressure. It also has a beneficial effect on patients with anemia, dry throat, psoriasis and cystitis, liver ascites, and nephritis.

Banana peel

Banana peel contains cannabinoids. It can cure psoriasis caused by fungal and bacterial infections. Banana skin also has the functions of stopping thirst, moistening the lung intestine, activating blood vessels, and increasing essence. Smashing banana peel and ginger juice can relieve inflammation and relieve pain.

Pomelo peel

Pomelo peel can regulate phlegm, relieve cough, and relieve asthma. Take a pomelo peel and chop, add an appropriate amount of honey or malt sugar steaming, and add a small amount of hot rice wine. Take one spoonful each morning and evening. It can cure cough and asthma in the elderly. With the Pomelo Peel Decoction, it can dissipate phlegm, digestion, asthma, stop colic.

Author Sam Perera

Sam Perera, Founder of Stethostalk, is a food safety follower and organic food lover. He has completed the PLANT-BASED NUTRITION Cornell Certificate Program, Cornell University, US. Before this, he worked for a few years in IT services. A dedicated follower of nature, he believes in healing with natural foods. In his free time, he loves Gardening, Blogging, and traveling.

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