Family Musaceae. This tropical plant grows to 12-40 feet tall with 8-40 leaves that yield a double row of flowers that develop into the banana fruit. It contains many skin loving nutrients such as vitamins B6, C & E, potassium, lecithin, zinc and amino acids. Geography: It is believed to have originated in Southeast Asia and is widely cultivated in wet tropical areas worldwide.

Historical Uses

Not only does this antioxidant rich fruit deliver moisturizing benefits and plumper appearing skin, it is also included in products such as face masks and creams.

Stories & Legends

Cultivation of this plant dates back 8000 years for its skin conditioning.