Active Ingredient :
Saponins 10% & Saponins 20% Common Name :
Soapnuts Chemical Constituents and Components :
Main chemical components are saponins, sapindoside A and B, kaempferol, quercetin, B-sitosterol, palmitic, stearic, oleic, linoleicand eicosenoic acids, glycerides. Action :
Saponins: 1. It possesses potent spermicidal activity and used as a natural contraceptive. 2. It alters the sperm membrane physiology. 3. It exhibits significant anti microbicidal activity. 4. It inhibits platelet aggregration. 5. It shows molluscicidal activity against snails. 6. It is used for removing freckles. 7. It is very effective in neurodermatitis.Curing Diseases :
1. It is used against asthma, diarrhoea, cholera, verminosis and gastralgia dyspepsia.
2. It is used in lumbago, hysteria, dyspepsia and worm affection.
3. It is used as surfactant and used for washing hairs and fabrics.Research Information :
Sapindus mukorossi extract possesses antimicrobial activity. It is effective against both gram +ve and gram ve bacteria. (Ref. Ibrahim, Mohammed and et.al., Antimicrobial activity of Sapindus mukorossi and Rheum emodi extracts against H pylori: In vitro and in vivo studies, World J Gastroenterol. 2006 Nov 28;12 (44):7136-7142)Possible Combinations :
Sapindus mukorossi + quillaja saponaria + saponaria officinalis (cleansing agent)