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10 health benefits of pineapple skin women should know


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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  2. Casa says

    Wow!!! this is rich, thank Kate for sharing this

    1. Kate says

      Thanks for reading babe. Try it out and let me know what you think.

  3. Grace says

    Wow thanks babe. I don learn this one o.

    1. Kate says

      You are welcome. You will enjoy it. I use it to curb my cravings for coke

  4. Ebube says

    I want pineapple o

  5. Chrissie says

    I forgot to wash my pineapple skins before boiling into a juice.. Is it still edible or should I toss it?

    1. Kate says

      Please toss. It may contain germs.

      1. Salvation says

        Even after boiling?

  6. Zipporah says

    This is great kate..I will try it for blood pressure.thanks for the info

  7. Unbeatable says

    it is tasty and good for healthy living i dont feel heavy anymore since i started drinking pineapple peel juice despite my weight

  8. Sussie says

    Can it stopped boils from been on and off in my skin? Can it also gives me a good sleep As well?

    1. Kate says

      You should talk to your doctor about the boils and insomnia.

  9. Chuks says

    Can pineapple skin tea heal ulcer?

    1. Kate says

      You should see your doctor and talk about treatment options if you have ulcer. Self medication is not advisable.

      1. Kate says

        Thank you for reading.

  10. seyi says

    is it safe to drink pineapple peel with lime

  11. Grace says

    Thanks for this home remedy.

  12. Grace says

    Is it adviseable to boil the pineapple peels with ginger for joint pain

  13. Richard says

    I’m gonna try it

  14. Stella Idachaba says

    Quite informative. I will try it.

  15. Vanni says

    Am boiling mind right away

  16. Zainab says

    I always drink it without knowing the health benefits.

  17. Ebube says

    I like the drink

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