Are the 'soapnuts' real nuts growing on a tree?
I have recently visit Taiwan and had the advantage to see how to use this soap nut. It´s the shell, that´s a little sticky, they use as soap. It was possible to use fresh in a little net bag as a soap. But the most common way is to refine the shells and manufacture an ordinary soap.The tree is rather high with thin branches, but the nuts is picked at the ground.
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