The banana: research and properties In Mussa Canaria, we have developed a natural extract based on Canarian banana, with high moisturizing power contrasted scientifically. Our research has shown that in just 30 days, is able to improve skin hydration by 21.4%. In addition, the banana is rich in flavonoids and polyphenols, whose main benefit promote the synthesis of fibers collagen, thus generating a healthy and correct skin structure, and therefore skin with less wrinkles and look younger and healthier. Bananas are also high in carotenoids that are excellent for treating psoriasis, cure acne and warts. Several studies have shown the beneficial effects of banana in the treatment of skin, such as wounds and burns injuries. These properties are related to its high content of antioxidants and leucocyanidin, a flavonoid which induces cell proliferation, thus accelerating wound healing.