Our luffa sponges are grown organically, processed with fewer chemicals, and selected to be softer on your skin.
What is Luffa?
Luffa aegyptiaca is a species of plant in the Curcurbitaceae (Cue-Ker-Bit-Aye-Cee-Aye) family. Think: Melons, Pumpkins, Cucumbers, Zucchini, Squash, etc. It is native to South and Southeast Asia. It thrives in moist, hot environments. Perfect for the Lowcountry! They are also naturally pest and disease resistant. In addition to being used as a sponge, the young fruits are eaten in a similar fashion to zucchini or summer squash. Luffa is a versatile and resilient plant that can be easily grown.