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Ingredient Glossary

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Citric Acid

Citric Acid is a natural preservative and pH adjuster. It is one of the most widely used plant acids and is derived from citrus fruits.

Coco Glycoside

A natural surfactant used as a foaming agent. The ingredient is derived from Coconut Oil.

Coconut Oil Alcohol Sulphate

Made from the fatty acids of coconut oil. It is used dissolves dirt and grease effectively.

Decyl Glycoside

Decyl glucoside is a natural surfactant used in cleaning products for people with sensitive skin. The ingredient is created by the reaction corn starch and decanol which is derived from coconut.


Ethanol (ethyl alcohol) is used as a preservative and pH adjuster in cleaning products. In our products we only use an alcohol which has been denatured with substances which are part of our detergent formulation.

Glycerin / Glycerol / Glycerine

Glycerine – Glycerin is an excellent humectant, emollient and lubricant derived vegetable oils.

Lactic Acid

Lactic acid is a natural acid used as a pH adjuster. The ingredient also helps to moisturize the skin.

Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender oil is an essential oil derived from the lavender plant. It has a scent that’s a wonderful blend of fresh, floral and Clean.


Limonene is a fragrance component which gives the lemon-like scent which is present in orange oil.

Orange Essential Oil

Orange oil is an essential oil produced by cells within the rind of an orange fruit. It has a scent that’s a wonderful blend of fresh, sweet and Clean.

Plant-Based Soap

It is formed by the reaction of fatty acids with alkali hydroxides.

Potassium Hydroxide

Potassium Hydroxide is used to manufacture soft soaps which are more soluble in water and better for the environment.

Saccharomyces Ferment

Saccharomyces Ferment is rich in minerals, amino acids, vitamins and used as anti-aging ingredient. The substance is obtained by fermenting and filtering yeast.

Sodium Chloride

The chemical name for salt. It is used as a cleaning agent to remove stains and grease.

Sodium Coco Sulfate (SCS)

SCS is a solid anionic surfactant of coconut origin. It is used as a cleansing agent in a product.

Sugar Surfactant

It is a nonionic surfactant derived from sugar cane which is used as a cleansing agent in a product.

Xanthan Gum

Xantham Gum, also known as corn sugar gum, is used as a natural thickening agent to improve the texture of the product, and a stabilizer to prevent ingredients from separating. This ingredient is obtained by the natural fermentation of corn, soy, wheat, or cabbage.

Water (Aqua)

Water is mostly used as a solvent and a spreading agent to distribute other ingredients evenly.

Zinc Ricinoleate

Zinc Ricinoleate is a major fatty acid derived from in castor oil. The ingredient is used as an an odor-adsorbing agent. It traps and absorbs bad odor molecules.