The pulp of the fruit contains a high level of saponins that act as natural foaming agents. Aritha is a natural detergent that scours, cleans and purifies. It is a popular ingredient in cosmetics such as shampoo and cleansers. Soapnuts are also used in detergents due to its eco-friendly characteristic. Protect your most delicate and finest silk, wool and linen just by washing with aritha.