Dr. Bronner's Pure Castille Liquid Soap Peppermint 16 Ounces
Dr. Bronner's Peppermint Pure-Castile Soap has our most controversial label, as it includes Dr. Bronner's ecstatic love poetry. Super mild Castile has outstanding water softening and cleansing powers, preferable to harsh soap & de-fattening synthetics. It does not cut dirt, but dissolves it. It is the mildest, most pleasant soap you have ever used. Soap is made by saponifying a fat or oil with a strong alkali. A fat or oil is a triglyceride, which means that three fatty acids of various carbon lengths are attached to a glycerine backbone. The strong alkali is either sodium (for bars) or potassium (for liquids) hydroxide. The saponification process is a simple one-step reaction with no waste generated: the glycerine is split off from the fatty acids, and the fatty acids combine with the sodium or potassium to form soap, while the hydroxide forms water. The result is soap, glycerin and water (no alkali remains). Quality soap-making consists in great part in choosing the right proportions of the right oils with their different fatty acids. Most commercial soaps skimp on quality because of cost, and use lots of tallow from beef fat with a little bit of coconut or palm kernel oil. Our unsurpassed soaps use olive, hemp, and palm oils instead of tallow, and use three to four times more coconut oil than commercial soaps. Saponified coconut oil generates high-lather cleansing even in hard water because it has shorter-chain saturated fatty acids. Hemp, olive, and palm based soaps make a mild, smooth, creamy lather, because these oils contain longer chain unsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids. Dr. Bronner's makes a higher quality soap in other ways as well. Unlike most commercial soap-makers who distill the glycerin out of their soaps to sell, we retain it in our soap for its superb moisturizing qualities.
For everyday body washing: Get wet and pour soap full-strength onto hands-washcloth-loofah. Lather up, scrub down, rinse off, and tingle fresh & clean! Use Dr. Bronner's for shaving, shampooing, massaging, brushing teeth, baths, dispensers, uniforms, diapers, babies, the beach, dentures, deodorant, aftershave, silk, wool, pets, car, hands, and feet. To simplify & enjoy life more, dilute 1/2 ounce or 2 squirts of this pure castile soap with 2 gallons (or sink full) of hot water.
Water , Saponified Organic Coconut Oils with Retained Glycerin , Saponified Organic Olive Oils with Retained Glycerin , Organic Hemp Oil , Organic Jojoba Oil , Organic Peppermint Oil , Organic Mentha Arvensis , Citric Acid , Vitamin E
Keep out of eyes. If cap clogs, poke it clear only. Do not squeeze bottle and shoot out soap. Soap can clog and spurt with pump dispensers. Flush eyes well with water for 15 minutes. Consult a physician if irritation persists.