Remove Splinters Using A Banana Peel

Bananas are a good source of potassium, but turns out the peels can do more than just store the fruit. Apartment Therapy outlines seven ways to put used peels to work, including removal of those inconvenient splinters.

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According to the post, taping a piece of the peel over the splinter will help to remove it. How? Apparently "the enzymes will help dislodge the splinter and heal the wound".

The hack should also work on warts and is also a good way to relieve pain from bug bites. Browse the full post for other suggestions on what to do with your used banana peels and feel free to chime in with your own ideas in the comments.

Seven Ways to Reuse a Banana Peel [Apartment Therapy]


    OK, all those seven uses are admirable, but they missed the obvious one. They're excellent for catching any fleeing criminals you may be running after.

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