Traditional Marseille soap is naturally ecological: 100% biodegradable in less than 28 days, it does not pollute the environment and water in particular, unlike industrial soaps and detergents which are made from petrochemical compounds. It is economical and can last twice as long as a conventional soap.

For your body

Marseille soap is very popular for daily hygiene. Free of perfume, dyes and synthetic additives, traditional Marseille soap is naturally mild and hypoallergenic, it does not irritate the skin.

It is recommended by dermatologists for problem skin, skin with a tendency to eczema or skin intolerant to synthetic soaps. Already in the 19th century, it had contributed to the reduction of infant mortality and infectious diseases. It is antiseptic and can be used to disinfect wounds.

For your laundry

Traditional Marseille soap is also used for laundry care. It cleans clothes effectively without risk of allergy. It is an excellent stain remover that works on the most difficult stains. Some people make their own washing powder from shavings of the precious material.
It can also be used in the kitchen, the bathroom or for cleaning floors and carpets.

Marseille soap has always been appreciated by people who pay particular attention to their health, who are demanding in the choice of the products they use on a daily basis and who are concerned about the environment.


  • To prevent night cramps:

Place a piece of Marseille soap under your mattress!

  • To wash delicate clothes:

Dilute a handful of Marseille soap shavings in a little hot water and pour this mixture into 5 litres of water. Soak the laundry, rub lightly and rinse thoroughly.

  • For washing animals :

Use Marseille soap as a natural shampoo for domestic and farm animals.

  • To remove a stain :

Rub it with slightly dampened Marseille soap before washing. The stain will disappear more easily than with all synthetic detergents.

  • To make your own laundry detergent:

Dissolve 60g of shavings in 1L of very hot water in a 2L recovery container. Shake well. Leave to stand for 24 hours.

Mix the lye again and add 1L of cold water. Stir it all together. Pour 100ml of the liquid obtained into your machine. Shake the liquid before each use.