With its slender silhouette and large, hanging leaves, the banana plant resembles a tree, however it is a giant perennial herb with an underground mass of fibrous roots. Native to Southeast Asia, the banana is now found in tropical regions throughout the world. There are several varieties of banana grown for their fruit, which is eaten green or ripe. In traditional medicine, Green Banana is used externally for its healing benefits.
Organic Green Banana extract is used in cosmetics to help fight wrinkles and enhance skin firmness.