Can you imagine a fruit which is actually a detergent? Soapnuts have been used in India for centuries as a versatile and gentle cleaning agent. It not only washes and cleanses, it is also completely natural and environmentally friendly at the same time. Soapnuts grow on trees and contain a natural substance called saonins, which, when dissolved in water, create mild suds. This soapy substance has remarkable detergent properties, easily replacing normal detergents. It works effectively by removing dirt and dissolving oils from clothes and other surfaces.