Gardener's soap is perfect for use after an afternoon spent in the garden. Poppy seeds gently exfoliate and remove dirt, while the scent of rosemary refreshes the senses and enlivens the mind.
Ingredients: Coconut oil, palm oil, mohua oil, water, coconut stearic acid, glycerine, perfume, poppy seed, citric acid, sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide, zinc oxide.
Palam Rural Centre in Southern India which makes this soap use the finest ingredients and essential oils. This product uses sustainably sourced palm oil from India. The State of Andra Pradesh is suitable for the cultivation of palm trees, especially in the highlands where farmers struggled with other crops, which have been replaced with palms. When compared to the price of imported palm oil from Malaysia, the local oil is more expensive. However, Palam is committed to conserving nature and protecting endangered animals, and only purchase palm oil locally.
Palam Rural Centre provides dignity and security to artisans in Tamil Nadu and helps break down caste walls in society
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A little about Asha Handicrafts: Asha Handicrafts provides the security of markets to small scale artisan workshops around India, like ANSA, the soapnut harvesters in Tamil Nadu.
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