Botanical Name: Sapindus trifoliatus
It is popularly known as Three-leaf Soapberry. A deciduous plant that grows to a height of 20 m, soapnut is found in abundance in places that receive 150-200 cm of rainfall each year. Soap nuts have become popular as an alternative to laundry detergent among those who are trying to live in an environmentally friendly style. Fruit posse’s emetic, tonic, astringent and antihelmintic properties and are used in treatment of asthma.