Don’t throw away almond peels! Here’s how to use them for your hair, skin and more

Do you throw away the almond peels? You might reconsider after reading these 5 health benefits of using almond peels.
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Know how to use almond peels! Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Team Health Shots Updated: 29 Aug 2022, 13:08 pm IST
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We, as Indians, are in a habit of making use of each and every part of a vegetable. I have often seen my mom trying to explain that we should also use the peels and leaves of a vegetable, so why not do the same with the almonds? Come, let us know how to use almond peels!

The next time you soak some almonds overnight and peel them, by putting in so much efforts, don’t throw away the almond peels because they have many health benefits too! From your hair to skin and even oral health – it has a lot of utility.

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Use the almonds as well as their peels after soaking them! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

According to experts, just like almonds, their peels too are a source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants due to which they are beneficial for your health as well as for your hair and skin.

Let’s find out how to use almond peels and their benefits:

1. Use almond peels for hair

Almonds have always been used for our physical and mental health but almond peels are good for our hair. Due to the abundance of vitamin-E in almond peels, it is very beneficial for our hair. To strengthen the hair, we can prepare a hair mask of almond peels by mixing them with eggs, honey and aloe vera gel. Apply this mask for 15-20 minutes before washing it off to get a healthy mane.

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Almond peels are great for strengthening your hair! Image Courtesy: Shutterstock

2. Use almond peels on skin

Almond peels are rich in antioxidants and vitamin-E due to which it becomes beneficial for our skin and can also help us deal with some skin problems. To use almond peels on the face, you can use it by adding it to any face pack of your choice. A face pack with almond peels in it will leave your skin looking well nourished and hydrated.

3. They can be used for dental problems

According to Ayurveda, almonds and its peels are very beneficial for problems related to teeth. You can use almond peels for many kinds of dental problems. You need to burn the peels of almonds and use its ashes on your teeth. This can provide you instant relief from your dental problems.

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Keep your oral health in check with the help of almond peels. image courtesy: Shutterstock

4. Almond peels are good for scalp-related problems

If you have a problem of itching or have lice in your head, then the use of almonds and its peels can provide quick relief to this problem. According to Ayurveda, if almonds are ground along with its peels and applied on the scalp, then this problem can be relieved soon.

5. They can help fight skin diseases

Skin disease is a scary problem, which if not treated at the right time can spread rapidly. If you have a skin disease problem, grind almonds or make a paste of its peel and apply it on the allergic area. Apart from this, if you have got pimples and boils, then grinding almond seeds and applying it can also provide relief.

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