INCI: Quillája saponária Molina
Ingredients: Bisdesmosidische Triterpensaponine (8 - 10%) with Gypsogen acid, Quillaja acid arabinose, Frucose, galactose, Rhamnose, xylose, Glucuron acid, tannic acids, Calciumoxalat (10%)
The soap bark tree (Quillaja saponaria) is used in the folk medicine. The bark ("Panama bark" called), the Saponine contains, it is used for soaps and above all as a shampoo, as well as mouthwashes and dental waters. Also one paints the skin with the extract with Psoriasis and other skin deseases
With the bark you produce a watery-alcoholic essence which can be trained up to 6% in cleansing preparations. Then this is to be removed particularly for the fat and impure skin a gentle cleaning around excessive skin fat carefully. Quillaja-bark essence works as a Schaumbildner, humidity donator, anti-scale active substance and emulsifier.