USDA CERTIFIED ORGANIC - Chemical free. Your answer for sensitive skin and noses! Soap Nuts ...the most significant green innovation in history for everyday cleaning needs." - Green Dot Awards Rated "Best eco-friendly detergent!" - Examiner.com Top 4 grey water / septic system safe soaps...and lowest cost per load." - LA Times Soap Nuts are Mother Nature's gift - 100% safe natural soap. A hypoallergenic, biodegradable, fragrance-free alternative to toxic chemicals. If you suffer from allergies, sensitive skin, or seek a greener earth, Soap Nuts are for YOU! The dried shells of the soapberry (a fruit) contains saponin (an effective cleaning agent), but NO CHEMICALS! Used for ages for hygiene, hair care and general cleaning. Easily converts to powder or liquid. Lab tested free of contaminants. - Inspected, sorted and packaged IN THE USA! NaturOli soap berries are selected for optimal quality and effectiveness. Wild-grown Sapindus Mukorossi - the most desirable. Easy to use: - Put 5-6 shells (1/2 oz) in wash bag and tie closed. - Toss in directly in washer with laundry. Don't overstuff load. - Reuse 7-10 times or until spent (turn grey). (Based on actual user experiences - no exaggeration.) - Used shells are compostable and excellent when used as a nutrient rich garden mulch. - Use traditional cleaning aids as desired. Loads vary due to size, cycle, temp, hardness, washer type, etc. TIP: Run a couple hot loads with rags to purge washer of chemical residue. Includes: EXTREME 18X BONUS! + THREE Wash Bags, and 8-pgs of info and instructions.