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History of Soap Making and what makes our Kūmarahou wash special

The history of soap goes back thousands of years with the earliest record of soap making around 2800 BC. The ancient Babylonians made a basic soap from fats boiled with wood ashes & it was used primarily for cleaning wool & cotton used to...
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What is kūmarahou good for?

A New Zealand plant that often gets overlooked is the mighty kūmarahou.  Alongside it's healing properties, the kūmarahou flowers contain saponins, which are natural surfactants that produce a foamy lather, which can gently cleanse your hands a...
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