ingredients

Ingredient Glossary

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Anthemis nobilis (chamomile) flower oil

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Abies balsamea (balsam fir) oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of balsam fir (Abies balsamea)
Abies balsamea (balsam fir) extract Fragrance ingredient Botanical extract of Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea)
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Skin Conditioner Plant-derived
Amylase Enzyme-soil remover Plant-derived
Anthemis nobilis (chamomile) flower oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Chamomile Flower (Anthemis nobilis)
Artemisia pallens (davana) flower oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Davana Flower (Artemisia pallens)

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Barosma betulina (buchu) leaf oil

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Barosma betulina (buchu) leaf oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Buchu (barosma betulina) leaf oil
Benzisothiazolinone Preservative Synthetic
Beta-caryophyllene Fragrance ingredient Botanical Isolate

Ingredient Glossary - Grapefruit

Citrus grandis (grapefruit) peel oil

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Calcium Chloride Enzyme stabilizer, Viscosity modifier Mineral-based
Cananga odorata (ylang ylang) flower oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Ylang Ylang Flower (Cananga odorata)
Canarium luzonicum (elemi) gum nonvolatiles Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Elemi (Canarium luzonicum)
Caprylyl/Decyl Glucoside Cleaning agent Plant-derived
Caprylyl/Myristyl Glucoside Cleaning agent Plant-derived
Carthamus tinctorius (safflower) seed oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Safflower Seed (Carthamus tinctorius )
Cedrenol Fragrance ingredient Botanical Isolate derived from Cedarwood
Cedrol Fragrance ingredient Botanical Isolate derived from Cedarwood
Cellulose Gum Anti-redeposition agent Plant-based
Ceteareth-25 Anti-spotting agent Plant-modified synthetic
Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose Emulsion stabilizer Plant based
Cinnamomum zeylanicum (cinnamon) bark extract Fragrance ingredient Botanical Extract of Cinnamon Bark (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)
Citral Fragrance ingredient Botanical Isolate derived from Litsea cubeba
Citric Acid Water softener, chelating agent, pH adjuster Plant-derived
Citronellol Fragrance ingredient Botanical Isolate derived from Citronella
Citrus aurantifolia (lime) oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Lime (Citrus aurantifolia)
Citrus aurantium amara (bitter orange) oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Bitter Orange (Citrus aurantium amara)
Citrus aurantium bergamia (bergamot) fruit oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Bergamot Orange Fruit (Citrus aurantium bergamia)
Citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Orange (Citrus aurantium dulcis)
Citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) peel oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Orange Peel (Citrus aurantium dulcis)
Citrus grandis (grapefruit) peel oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Grapefruit Peel (Citrus grandis)
Citrus limon (lemon) peel oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Lemon Peel (Citrus limon)
Citrus nobilis (mandarin orange) peel oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Mandarin Orange Peel (Citrus nobilis)
Citrus paradisi (grapefruit) oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi)
Citrus reticula (tangerine) peel oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Tangelo Orange (Citrus reticulata)
Cocamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate Conditioning agent Plant based
Coco-Glucoside Skin Conditioner Plant-derived
Cocos Nucifera (coconut) oil Anti-foaming agent, Shine Agent Plant-derived
Coriandrum sativum (coriander) fruit oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil or Coriander Fruit (Coriandrum sativum)
Cupressus sempervirens (cypress) oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Cypress (Cupressus semperviren)
Cymbopogon citratus (lemongrass) leaf oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Lemongrass Leaf (Cymbopogon citratus)
Cymbopogon nardus (citronella) oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Citronella (cymbopogon nardus)
Cymbopogon schoenanthus (lemongrass) oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Lemongrass (Cymbopogon schoenanthus)

Ingredient Glossary - Decyl Glucoside

Decyl Glucoside

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Decyl Glucoside Cleaning Agent Plant-derived
Dihydrogenated Palmoylethyl Hydroxyethylmonium Methosulfate Fabric softening agent Plant-based
Dimethyl heptenal Fragrance ingredient Botanical Isolate

Ingredient Glossary - Eucalyptus Leaves

Eucalyptus globulus leaf oil

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Elettaria cardamomum (cardamom) seed oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Cardamom Seed (Elettaria cardamomum)
Ethyl Levulinate Glycerol Ketal Solubilizer Plant-derived
Eucalyptus globulus leaf oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Eucalyptus Leaf
Eugenia caryophyllus (clove) leaf oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Clove Leaf (Eugenia caryophyllus)

Ingredient Glossary - Sandalwood

Fusanus spicatus (sandalwood) oil

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Fatty Acid, di-(Palm Carboxyethyl) Hydroxyethyl Methylammonium Methyl Sulfates Fabric softening agent Plant based
Fusanus spicatus (sandalwood) oil Fragrance ingredient Essential oil of Sandalwood (Fusanus spicatus)

Ingredient Glossary - Glycerin

Glycerin

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Gamma decalactone Fragrance ingredient Botanical Isolate derived from Castor Bean
Glycerin Foam stabilizer, enzyme stabilizer, feel enhancer, conditioning agent Plant-derived
Glyceryl Caprylate/Caprate Skin conditioner Plant-derived
Glyceryl Oleate Skin conditioner Plant-derived

Ingredient Glossary - Hydrogen Peroxide

Hydrogen Peroxide

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Hexyl Acetate Fragrance ingredient Botanical Isolate
Hexyl Glucoside Cleaning Agent Plant Based
Hydrogen Peroxide Stain removal agent Inorganic (contains only hydrogen and oxygen)

Ingredient Glossary - Juniperus Mexicana

Juniperus mexicana (cedar) oil

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Juniperus mexicana (cedar) oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Cedar (Juniperus mexicana)

Ingredient Glossary - Lavender

Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Lactic Acid pH adjuster, demineralizer Plant-derived
Lauramine Oxide Cleaning agent Plant based
Laureth-6 Cleaning agent Plant-derived
Lauryl Polyglucose Cleaning agent Plant-derived
Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
Lavandula hybrida (lavandin) oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Lavender (Lavandula hybrida)
Linalool Fragrance ingredient Botanical Isolate derived from Howood
Litsea cubeba (may chang) fruit oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of May Chang (litsea cubeba)

Ingredient Glossary - Spearmint

Mentha viridis (spearmint) leaf oil

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Magnesium Chloride Viscosity modifier Mineral-based
Magnesium Sulfate Cleaning enhancer Mineral-based
Mannanase Enzyme soil remover Plant-derived
Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) leaf oil Fragrance ingredient Essential of Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)
Mentha arvensis (mint) leaf oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Mint (Mentha arvensis)
Mentha piperita (peppermint) oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Peppermint (Mentha piperita)
Mentha viridis (spearmint) leaf oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Spearmint Leaf (Mentha viridis)
Methylisothiazolinone Preservative Synthetic
Myristica fragrans (nutmeg) kernel oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Nutmeg Kernel (Myristica fragrans)

Ingredient Glossary - Orange

Orange oil sinensal

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Oleic Acid Anti-foaming agent, Shine Agent Plant-derived
Orange oil sinensal Fragrance ingredient Botanical Extract of Orange Sinesal Oil

Ingredient Glossary - Pine

Pinus sylvestris (pine)

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Pectinase Enzyme soil removers Plant-derived
Pelargonium graveolens (geranium) flower oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Geranium Flower (Pelargonium graveolens)
Pinus sylvestris (pine) Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Pine Needles (Pinus sylvestris)
Pogostemon cablin (patchouli) oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin)
Potassium Sorbate Preservative Synthetic
PPG-10-Laureth-7 Cleaning agent Plant-modified synthetic
PPG-4-Laureth-8 Anti-spotting agent Plant-modified synthetic
Protease Enzyme soil remover Plant-derived
Prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Sweet Almond (Prunus amygdalus dulci)

Ingredient Glossary - Saponaria Wood Extract

Quillaja Saponaria Wood Extract

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Quillaja Saponaria Wood Extract Cleansing agent Plant-derived

Ingredient Glossary - Rose

Rosa damascena (rose) flower extract

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Rosa damascena (rose) flower extract Fragrance ingredient Botanical extract of Rose (rosa damascena)
Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Rosemary (rosmarinus officinalis)

Ingredient Glossary - Sodium Sulfate

Sodium Sulfate

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Salvia sclarea (clary sage) oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea)
Sodium aluminosilicate Water softener Mineral-based
Sodium Benzoate Preservative Synthetic
Sodium Bicarbonate Water Softener Mineral-based
Sodium Carbonate Cleaning agent Mineral-based
Sodium Carboxymethyl Inulin Soil dispersant Plant-based
Sodium Chloride Viscosity modifier, processing aid Mineral-based
Sodium Citrate Water softener Plant-derived
Sodium Coco Sulfate Cleaning Agent Plant-derived
Sodium Gluconate Water softener Plant-derived
Sodium Hydroxide pH adjuster Mineral-based
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate Cleaning agent Plant-derived
Sodium Magnesium Silicate Anti-spotting agent Mineral-based
Sodium Percarbonate Oxygen stain removal agent Mineral-based
Sodium Polyaspartate Anti-filming agent Synthetic
Sodium Silicate pH adjuster, cleaning agent Mineral-based
Sodium Sulfate Processing aid Mineral-based

Ingredient Glossary - Tangelo Oil

Tangelo oil

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Tangelo oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Tangelo Orange (Citrus reticulata)
Tetrasodium Iminodisuccinate Chelating agent Synthetic
Thymol Fragrance ingredient and Active Ingredient Botanical extract from thyme plant
Tocopheryl Acetate Anti-oxidant Synthetic

Ingredient Glossary - Vanilla

Vanilla planifolia flower extract

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Vanilla planifolia flower extract Fragrance ingredient Botanical extract of vanilla flower (vanilla planifolia)
Vanillin Fragrance ingredient Botanical Isolate derived from Clove

Ingredient Glossary - Water

Water

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Water Diluent Inorganic (contains only hydrogen and oxygen)

Ingredient Glossary - Xanthum Gum

Xanthan Gum

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Xanthan Gum Thickener Plant-derived

Ingredient Glossary - Ginger Root

Zingiber officinale (ginger) root oil

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Ingredient Name Purpose Source
Zingiber officinale (ginger) root oil Fragrance ingredient Essential Oil of Ginger Root (Zingiber officinale)