Patchouly is a bushy herb in the mint family grown mainly in Asia. Ancient silk traders from China used the patchouly leaves to line their silk cloth to keep insects at bay. Ever since that time, patchoul has been associated with luxury. The warm, spicy and sexy scent of our Patchouly Marseille Soap will make you feel invincible. Made in Provence (France). Le Chatelard 1802 manufactures natural soaps, for the body and home, using the traditional recipe of Savon de Marseille. All of our soaps have in common: - Hand made in our workshops in Saint-Auban sur Ouvèze, in Provence (France) - 72% plant based oil - 99.99% natural - 100% bio-degradable - Do not dry the skin - Are not tested on animals - No animal fats - No parabens - No preservatives - No anti oxidants - No glycol ether - No PEG - No petrochimical derivatives - Natural mineral colorants Because of its neutral pH formula, wich does not dry the skin, our soaps provide an intense source of hydration and softness. Delicately perfumed with flowers, fruits, etc... they offer a rich lather that nourishes, moisturizes and perfumes the skin.