OUR INGREDIENTS

 

INGREDIENTS

Did you know that is is possible to enjoy naturally-based cleaning products without sacrificing on effectiveness?

 

In Botanical Origin, over 80% of active ingredients in the formula are sourced from plants. By using the power of nature, we are on mission to help you reduce your impact on the environment, without compromising on effective cleaning performance.

OUR INGREDIENTS

INGREDIENTWHAT IT ISITS FUNCTION
CALCIUM CHLORIDEInorganic saltUsed to stabilise the emulsion of the softening agent in the water-based formula.
CITRIC ACIDNatural preservative derived from cornReduces water hardness and in turn helps to clean clothes without irritating the skin.
DIPALMITOYLETHYL HYDROXYETHYLMONIUM METHOSULFATE Softening agent derived from plantsEffectively provides softness in garments. Helps reduce static adhesion and helps give a clean fragrance feel.
FATTY ALCOHOLCleaning agent derived from plantsProvides a deep clean when combined with other ingredients in the formula.
GLYCERINSolvent derived from plantsHelps keep the formula free of microbiological contamination without irritating the skin.
LACTIC ACIDNatural preservative derived from cornPrevents the deterioration of the product.
PERFUMEFragrance of natural origin and synthetic ingredientsPerfumes and counteracts bad odors. Developed by expert perfumers to achieve a pleasant scent.
POLY VINYL PYRROLIDONEDye-transfer inhibitorHelps prevent clothing from turning grey during washing.
PRESERVATIVESynthetic preservativeCarefully selected ingredient to effectively protect the formula from unwanted deterioration.
PROTEASE, AMYLASE, MANNANASEBioenzymes of natural originActive ingredients that eliminate the most difficult stains.
SALT OF PHOSPHONIC ACIDMineral binderPrevents water minerals from depositing on clothes.
SODIUM LAURETH SULFATECleaning agent derived from plantsProvides deep cleaning when combined with other ingredients in the formula.
SODIUM LAURYL ETHER SULPHATEActive agent derived from plantsPowerful biodegradable degreaser.
SOAPCleaning agent derived from plantsReduces the accumulation of foam during washing.
TRIETHANOLAMINEpH buffer, syntheticHelps maintain the correct pH of the formula.
WATERSoft water controlled micro-biologically during each productionAllows easy dosing of active ingredients.

 

 

INGREDIENTS USED IN CONVENTIONAL PRODUCTS BUT NOT IN BOTANICAL ORIGIN

INGREDIENTWHAT IT ISITS FUNCTION
VISCOSITY ADJUSTERDensity modifier, derived from petroleumSubstances that increase the viscosity of the product without affecting the cleaning performance.
CLOROStrong disinfectant agentStandard chlorine bleach that may be present in some aggressive cleaners.
DISODIUM DISTYRYLBIPHENYL DISULPHONATESynthetic optical brightenerSynthetic ingredients that absorb light to give an artificial white effect on clothes.
SYNTHETIC STABILISERSSynthetics to stabilise the softener emulsion.Substances used to stabilise products with oil in water, such as softeners, which are generally rich in fragrant oils.
DYESPolymers or synthetic pigmentsThey have no cleaning performance, they only change the appearance of the product. Some dyes are not easily degradable in water, so they can be harmful to aquatic organisms and cause long-term adverse effects on the environment.
SODIUM C10-13 ALKYL BENZENESULFONATEPetroleum-derived surfactantProvides a deep cleaning. Has a greater cleaning effect when combined with other raw materials.