Used for centuries in India, soap berries are highly-effective and gentle at the same time and are used as a 100% natural alternative to chemical laundry detergent and cleaners. In contact with water, it creates mild soap suds and its mildness will keep colours bright and maintain the fabric structure of clothes for a longer period. Soap berries or soap nuts, are hypoallergenic, naturally antibacterial and anti fungal and very gentle on the skin. Soap berries have numerous fields of application; they can be used for cleaning basically anything. Whether used as a liquid soap, shampoo or as a household cleaner, soap berries are always the better alternative to toxic cleaning products. Try them now at Kaarigar Handicrafts and do some good for yourself and the planet."
Following are a few of the many uses of the Soap Berries:
DISH WASHING LIQUID
Use soap nut liquid for washing your glasses, dishes, cutlery and pans as usual. Don’t be deceived by the lack of bubbles on the effectiveness of the cleaning. There are no artificial foaming agents so there will be very few if any lasting bubbles. Alternatively, just put 3 shells in the bottom of the cutlery holder and some vinegar in the rinse aid dispenser and your dishes will come out sparkling clean. (for more info see soap nut liquid making instructions below)
CLEANING & DETOXIFYING FOOD
Soak your fruit and vegetables for approximately 10-15 minutes in the soap nut liquid. Rinse off and enjoy this food free from harmful chemicals and residue. This soap nut solution can then be reused for household cleaning
Soap nuts are commonly used in Indian households for cleaning and shining jewelry. Jewelry is soaked in soap nut liquid and then rubbed with a cloth to give it a shine.
Using soap nuts is an effective and natural alternative to repel insects off your plants and around the house. This easily replaces chemicals. This is a great use for left over soap nut liquid from washing or laundry.
Simply use soap nut liquid in place of your regular shampoo! Since soapnut liquid does not foam like regular shampoo its easy to use to much liquid. If you find your hair is feeling dry or greasy you probably used to much. For best results reuse a shampoo bottle with a pump to help determine how much you need. It will naturally help prevent dandruff and keep your hair soft and strong. When using to treat dandruff apply the liquid soap nut on your scalp and leave on for 5-10 minutes. Make sure the liquid does not get into the eye as it will burn. Rinse hair with water. Also works well as a body wash!
Absolutely divine, the exhilarating blend of the sensual White Lotus and the woody Vetiver make Kamalika bathbar the perfect wake-up call to a new beginning every morning of every day. Lotus oil will heal what ails you both physically and mentally as it softens and conditions your skin. It revives and restores while Vetiver oil refreshes and cools and relieves mental fatigue. Our signature cold-process saponified, pure triple oil base of coconut, olive and castor cleanses without stripping; skin-loving Aloe Vera tones while the retained pure plant-based glycerine lends to richer moisturising. This classical ancient blend of oils offers you a luxuriating and aromatic escape from everyday stress while it cleanses and moisturises, maintains your skin's pH balance and refreshing you from top to bottom. Good for all skin types. Extra hydrating for dry skin and soothingly gentle for sensitive skin. Ingredients Saponified Oils of Olive (Olea europaea), Vegetable and Castor (Ricinus communis), Retained and added plant-based glycerine, Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis), True essential oils of Vetiver (Vetiveria zizanioides) and Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera). Nothing else. 100% biodegradable formula and packaging.
Indulge in the pure luxury of bathing with a million roses. It takes 40,000 pounds of rose petals to distill just 1 pound of rose oil... and we have infused this in Ananda - our 100% natural aromatherapy bathbar. The exotic aromatic extracts of Himalayan roses not only smell good but also help in gentle cleansing and toning of all skin types. Our signature cold-process saponified, pure triple oil base of coconut, olive and castor, cleanses without stripping; skin-loving Aloe Vera tones while the retained pure plant-based glycerine lends to richer moisturising. This bathbar is hydrating, maintains pH balance and stimulates skin regeneration. Good for all skin types, including sensitive skin and mature complexions. Ingredients Saponified oils of Olive (Olea europaea), Vegetable and Castor (Ricinus communis), Retained and added plant-based glycerine, Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis), Rose water of Himalayan roses and its extracts, and rose petals. Nothing else. 100% biodegradable formula and packaging.
An ancient tool, our Terracotta Foot Scrubber is made from the finest unpolluted, lead-free, red clay, by first creating small holes or pores in a slab of clay by inserting grains. Once the clay hardens, the grains are removed, leaving behind a rough holed surface. It is then baked ensuring the texture never wears out.
For daily foot care, nothing can beat this two-sided Terracotta Foot Scrubber to clean away dry skin, buff and polish feet. It works just like a pumice stone/metal file to scrub and slough away dead skin. It has an added advantage - it practically lasts forever, it can never wear out or lose its texture over time. It works for all kinds of foot woes - tired feet, dead skin, cracked heels, calluses and exfoliation.