Saponaria officinalis
Common soapwort
Common soapwort
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Part of the plant used

Leaves and roots
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Major cosmetic applications

Astringent. Seboregulating. Anti-hair loss. Purifying. Antiseptic. Anti-inflammatory. Sensitive and/or irritated skin and scalps.

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Inception
Growing area

Europe
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Traditional uses

Diuretic. Depurative. Expectorant.
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Curiosities

It was widely known since Arab doctors used in therapies against leprosy.