Scientific 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.

Loofah 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 2 times 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.

Massaging Technique:

Loofah 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

Our 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.