Kitchen Cleaning With Loofahs

I've discovered a wonderful way to clean your dishes, sink, pots and pans. It's a loofa! Also spelled loufa, loufah, etc. I grow my own, which is easy to do, but they can also be purchased on the internet, ebay and some "natural" stores. I find a piece about 5 inches long works great. After use just throw them into the dishwasher to have them cleaned and sterilized!


By Marilyn from Colfax, LA

March 11, 20090 found this helpful

I've been trying to find a source for luffa seeds, does anyone have any suggestions as to where I can purchase them online? Thanks! I'd love to use them for cleaning and to include as gifts with my homemade products :)

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March 11, 20090 found this helpful

I never even thought about where loofah's came from :-o This is cool and I am going to order some seeds right now! Here's a link for where to buy the seeds :-)

And an excellent article on how to grow and harvest them including photos (two pages) :-)

We better get snapping if we're going to grow them this year cause it's planting season ;-)

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March 11, 20090 found this helpful

I buy <a href="http://www.naturalbathandbodyshop.c ... e-raw.html">loofah</a> all the time from the Natural Bath and Body Shop. Usually there are 10-20 seeds in each raw loofah I buy. Hope this helps.

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March 13, 20090 found this helpful

I'm going to grow some luffa's and try them, too. Neat idea. Thanks for sharing.

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December 7, 20090 found this helpful

Thank You Deeli for posting such an interesting post. I truly enjoyed reading it. I plan to get started immediately on growing my own luffas. How exciting!

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