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10 health benefits of pineapple skin women should know

Health benefits of pineapple peels

Do you know that those pineapple skin peels you throw away have health benefits that your body needs?

Pineapple is one of the most popular fruit in the world because of its health benefits, but many people don’t know that pineapple peels also contain amazing benefits.

Pineapple fruit also known as Ananas Comosus is an edible fruit from Bromeliaceae family. It can be usually found in tropical climate countries, but it is also cultivated worldwide due to its sweet and delicious taste.


Aside enjoying the benefits of pineapple juice, fermented pineapple skin drink offers many health benefits. This is because pineapple peel composition 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 anti-cancer properties.

It is also an excellent source of antioxidants that can help your body fight free radicals which can cause numerous diseases. After reading this article you will never throw away pineapple skin.

Here are 10 health benefits of pineapple skin peels women should know about:

Health benefits of pineapple peels


Bromelain, a powerful enzyme found in high concentrations in pineapple skin, helps to cut down inflammation in the body. It reduces swelling after surgery or injury.

Aids digestion

Not only do the peels serve to make digestion smoother, but they also help to fight intestinal parasites, constipation. They also build up healthy gut flora.

Boosts immune system

The high levels of vitamin C in the pineapple and its skin prevent and fight infections. Bromelain and vitamin C act as a bacteria fighter, mucus cutter, cough suppressant, wound healer, and overall system booster in the body.

Fights arthritis and joint pain

Bromelain works its anti-inflammatory magic in those who have arthritis or joint pain. Drinking pineapple peels juice works directly on the source of the pain.

Protects vision

Pineapple skin tea benefits include beta carotene and vitamin C. They are present in the entire plant and aid in battling degenerative eye diseases like glaucoma.

Strengthens bone and teeth

Pineapple skins have high manganese content. Manganese helps to grow, strengthen, and repair bones and teeth. Vitamin C and astringent properties keep gums clean and healthy.


Pineapple skins contain manganese, vitamin C, and antioxidants that have the ability to fight tumours and aid in cancer prevention.

Keeps blood pressure stable

Bromelain helps with preventing blood clots from forming, and the copper content in pineapple juice increase the formation of healthy red blood cells. Bits of potassium helps the blood vessels stay healthy and can counteract large amounts of sodium, enabling the blood pressure to be stable.

Aids fertility

Pineapple is important to women trying to conceive because of its beta carotene and bromelain properties. It reduces inflammation in the womb that helps create an ideal environment for implantation.

Enhances Libido

Consuming the juice from pineapple peels enhances your libido. It is a natural way to get your sex groove back without complications.

These sweet peels also promote healthy skin and hair, aid weight loss, ease nausea, and reduce acne and pimples. The benefits also include treating intestinal worms, hydrating the skin and preventing hair loss.

How to prepare pineapple peels juice:


1 whole pineapple, unpeeled

1 litre of 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 litre of water and add natural sweetener to improve its taste.

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