TIPS AND FACTS
names include Luffa cylindrica, Luffa aegytpiaca, or
Luffa aegyptica. Loofah Sponge is also known as of luffa
sponge gourd, luffa sponge, loofa, loufa, sponge gourd,
etc. Loofah fruit is the only known plant source of
sponge material. It has been used in bathhouses and
kitchens for centuries. Loofah is traditionally cultivated
in Africa, Asia, South America and the Middle East for
food, medicine, and sponge uses.
sponge not only massages away dead skin cells, but also
deep cleanses and naturally conditions your skin. The
Kushi anti-cancer program suggests scrubbing the skin
a day to enhance circulation at the skin level and to
promote the excretory function of the skin. Our patented
Loofah Wash Bath Sponge is designed for daily use so
as to maximize the benefits of the Loofah sponge.
Loofah sponge is also very effective in removing calluses
from the knees, ankle, palm and feet. It also helps
control body and foot odor.
Folliculitis is a condition that causes facial and body
hair to begin to grow beneath the skin. The Loofah’s
natural exfoliating ability helps to keep this condition
under control when used properly.
Other uses of loofah include: liquid scrub, decorative
art designs, toys and prior to World War II, most of
the U.S. production was used as filters in ships boilers.
They are also used for insulation and to stuff pillows.
sponge softens immediately when water is applied to
it. Apply your favorite soap, and enjoy the sensation
of natural freshness
• Use an up and down motion for legs and arms
• Use a circular motion for the back and body
• Avoid broken skin areas
• Massage young skin very gently
Loofah sponge should be kept dry when not in use. To
dry, rinse and hang your Loofah washcloth bath sponge
in a dry and well ventilated area after each use. Wash
sponge occasionally in washing machine and tumble dry
Loofah sponge is a natural fiber and if not properly
cared for, will attract the growth of mold and micro
organisms. This will not only compromise the integrity
of the sponge but could lead to skin or health problems.
It is important to keep loofah sponge dry when
not in use.