BANANA EXTRACT 

INCI: Musa sapientum extract

What is Musa sapientum extract or Banana extract?

Banana fruit extract, as well as flower oil, is useful in cosmetics. It Contains calcium, magnesium, potassium, Iron, tryptophan, Vitamin B6 and B12. It also contains natural sugars, i.e., carbohydrates. Banana flower oil is used as a carrier oil; it also contains Vitamin E in a reasonable amount.

Use & Benefits

Banana fruit extract is believed to be good for dry skin. It soothes dry skin and also makes it softer. It may have some astringent properties; it carries out mild exfoliation. It is used to formulate creams, lotions, bath products, masks, and shampoo. Banana oil is used in products containing massage oil or bath gel, to get calming and relaxation effect. It has Vitamin A that is beneficial as an antioxidant as well as renders all the benefits related to healthy and improved skin.

References

https://www.ulprospector.com/en/na/PersonalCare/Detail/5314/645529/Banana-Flower-Oil-Extract

https://books.google.co.in/books?id=AePNAgAAQBAJ&pg=PA113&dq=azulene+for+skin&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjR3_yPtP_fAhUDfX0KHSvVCAwQuwUIKjAA#v=onepage&q=azulene%20for%20skin&f=false