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Banana Peel Tea Recipe

A natural way to increase the magnesium in your body, which ensures good sleep! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Tea
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Banana Peel Tea
Appliance: Saucepan
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Raksha Hegde



  • Slice off the ends of the banana peel. You can freeze or dehydrate banana peels to have on hand for this tea. 
  • Bring the water to a boil and put the banana peels in. Let it simmer for 10 minutes 
  • Strain the tea into your cup. Add cinnamon powder to taste. You can also add sweeteners of your choice. Honey works best. Enjoy! 
    A cup of banana tea with fresh ripe bananas on a wooden table


Green bananas are a better choice than fully ripened ones. Green banana peels possess higher levels of probiotics as well as resistant starch that can't be quickly digested by the body. This further stimulates fat-burning activity and weight loss.