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How To Make Loofah Soap

How To Make Loofah Soap

How To Make Loofah Soap

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In everyday non-technical usage the name Luffa , also spelled loofah, usually refers to the fruit of the two species Luffa aegyptiaca and Luffa acutangula. The fruit of these species is cultivated and eaten as a vegetable. The fruit must be harvested at a young stage of development to be edible. The vegetable is popular in China and Vietnam.When the fruit is fully ripened it is very fibrous.

The fully developed fruit is the source of the loofah scrubbing sponge which is used in bathrooms and kitchens as a sponge tool.┬áNatural loofah and store-bought soap base combine to create these lovely, exfoliating soaps. Make a batch for gifts, or as a hands-on activity at a child’s birthday party. Check out this article to see how to make your own luffa soap…

How To Make Loofah Soap

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