Quillaja - Quillaja saponaria

Quillaja saponaria


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.


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.


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.