For hundreds of years, people in India and Nepal have been doing their laundry and cleaning with Soapnuts. The nut is the dried fruit of the Ritha tree and the saponin released is a 100% substitute to normal detergents.
Soap nuts can be used for cleaning basically anything, from washing clothes, as a liquid soap, cleaning and shining ornaments, household cleaner etc.
Soapnuts are highly-effective and gentle at the same time. It will leave your laundry fresh and clean and compared to other detergents, its mildness will keep colours bright, maintaining fabric structure of your clothes for longer periods. It can be used on all fabrics and at all temperatures.
Soap nuts are allergy-free and hence are good for your skin especially good for babies, eczema and sensitive skin. This chemical free product is excellent for washing children’s clothing.
Soap nuts are both Ecological and Economical when compared to other forms of detergents.
A brief on the Benefitsof using soapnuts:
•Clearly cheaper than normal detergents.
•Environment friendly as soapnuts are 100% natural, they do not pollute our environment. Furthermore, soapnuts are considered renewable primary products. The soapnut trees absorb carbon dioxide and produce oxygen.
•Perfect for allergic persons, people with sensitive skin and people who suffer from neurodermatitis.
•Effective and gentle as Soapnuts clean dirty laundry very effectively and at the same time preserve the colour of your laundry better than chemical detergents. In Nepal, people wash even the finest silks using soapnuts.
•100% biodegradable. Simply add the used soapnuts directly to your compost heap.
How to use: To 1 cup of water you put 1-2 teaspoons of powder and bring it to a boil and simmer for approximately 15-20 minutes.