Quillaja - Quillaja saponaria

Quillaja saponaria

Description:

Belonging to the Rosaceae family, the quillaja is a tropical tree from South America. It produces white flowers. Its bark is better known by the name of Panama wood.

Traditions:

Panama wood is widely used in industry as a natural foaming agent. Rich in saponins, it forms part of the composition of natural soaps in Asia.

Properties:

Quillaja extract is obtained from its bark. Rich in polysaccharides, it helps to maintain the skin’s hydration by forming a protective film on the surface. It helps the skin to retain its suppleness.