Soapnuts are the berries which are produces and harvested from the trees of Sapindus Mukorossi. It is also known as Reetha. These trees are native to the Himalayas and India. Soapnuts are used for cleaning purposes. It is used as washing clothes and washing hair etc. Soapnuts are very popular and eco friendly product in Ayurveda and organic washing substitute.
For germination , soapnut seeds are soaked in warm water before sowing.