5 Reasons to use Soap Nuts / Soap Berries

It is no secret that Greenfrog Botanic love soap berries, that is why they are the main ingredient of our products! Soap berries are also known as soap nuts and are actually the fruit of the "Sapindus mukorossi" tree, which grows in the lower foothills and midhills of the Himalaya mountains.

We sell soap nuts in their natural form as an organic laundry detergent, and we also add soap berries to all of our body and hand washes!

Here are 5 Reasons to use soap nuts / soap berries:

1) 100% Natural

The soap berries we use in our products are 100% organic, vegan and cruelty free and therefore free from toxins and toxic chemicals. That makes them an amazing natural alternative to conventional skin care products which are not only safe for us but also for the environment.

2) Natural Insect Repellent

The high concentration of Saponin that is found naturally in soap berries makes them a very effective insect repellent. This incredible attribute make soap berries the perfect travel companion.

3) Great for Sensitive Skin

Soap berries cleanse so gently and mildly, they are the perfect for solution for sensitive skin and even provide soothing relief for skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and allergy rashes.

4) Natural Laundry Detergent

Thanks to their cleansing properties, soap nuts have been used for centuries to wash clothes and garments. Soap nuts can easily be used in a washing machine, as they cleanse the clothes gently, leave no residue behind and are compatible with all waste and grey water systems.

Furthermore, they keep your clothes clean and crisp. Our all natural, chemical free and organic soap berries are found to clean laundry just as well as conventional laundry detergent while having a lower impact on the environment.

5) Antimicrobial Properties

The antimicrobial properties that occur naturally in soap berries are a great weapon against the growth of bacteria, fungi and even viruses.


Now that you know a little bit more about the benefits of soap berries, why try them yourself as a natural laundry detergent or as part of your natural skincare routine.

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