Quillaja - Cert. Organic
Quillaja is also known as the Soapbark and is an evergreen native tree to central Chile. The inner bark of Quillaja contains saponin which is a natural soap. It can be reduced to powder and employed as a substitute for soap as it forms lather with water. It is used as an natural alternative to harsh synthetic foaming agents and surfactants. Quillaja has a long history of medicinal and cleansing uses among the Andean people.