Laurel soap is known to be one of the oldest types of soap that has been used since ancient times around the world, and it is characterized by being one of the purest types of soap made by man, consisting of purely natural elements, as it consists of olive oil, bay leaf oil, sodium hydroxide and water, and sometimes ingredients may be added Other natural ingredients such as honey, some pure essential oils, Dead Sea salts, some organic oils, and red clay. Usually, olive oil constitutes between 60-98% of the soap ingredients, while the percentage of laurel oil ranges from 2% to 40%, unlike other types of soap. , the laurel soap can float on the surface of the water.
How to make laurel soap
Laurel soap is made by boiling water and olive oil in the required quantities for three days, then adding laurel oil to the mixture, and pouring it on wax paper until it cools completely and becomes solid, then it is cut into cubes and stored well for a period of seven months, so that it turns green. to a yellow or brown color, and then it is ready for use.
Benefits of laurel soap for the skin
Laurel soap has a great moisturizing feature, and for this reason it is used to moisturize the skin of adults and children, as it is suitable for all skin types without exception, as it works to moisturize the skin and give it a silky and refreshing feel, and it is also very suitable for people who suffer from sensitive skin and skin, in addition to its ability On the treatment of some cases of skin diseases, including:
- Treats eczema.
- Treats acne.
- Treats psoriasis.
- Treats bacterial dermatitis.
- Delays the appearance of wrinkles and signs of aging.
- Unites skin tone and eliminates blemishes.
- It exfoliates the skin and helps get rid of dead skin cells.