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Soap Nuts: Nature’s Detergent

Soap Nuts: Nature’s Detergent

Saponin, found in the soap nut berry from the Chinese Soapberry tree, can be used as an organic alternative to chemically laden cleaners. The shells from the berry, called soap nuts, can actually make soapsuds without any additives. The natural ability of soap nuts as an effective cleanser has been known for hundreds of years, especially for laundry use. They are still currently grown and widely used in India and China, as well as other parts of the world. Soap nuts can be put in a sealed laundry bag and placed directly with clothes in the washing machine. These can… read more