Also known as
Saponaria officinalis, Bouncing Bet, Latherwort, Soapberry, and Lady’s Washbowl.
Soapwort is, as its name suggests, a plant with a “soapy” consistency. A member of the clove family, soapwort is a low-growing perennial shrub with a thick tap root used in herbal medicines and for making soaps.
Fiber, sugars, saponins.
Most commonly found as a tea, however it can be taken as an extract or capsule though much rarer. Cosmetically it can be included into bath and body care products.
Its internal use must be administered by a professional experienced in the use of this material. If overdosed, it may cause severe stomach upset.
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