This soap features lavender essential oil and ground lavender flowertops. A small amount of rattanjot root powder has been added to give a tint of purple. Good, old-fashioned castor oil is the extra moisturizing oil. Lavender essential oil is one of the most vital and beneficial herbal remedies! It has antibacterial, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, calming, and relaxing properties. Did you know...? Greeks, Romans and Arabs used lavender bath oils and soaps to treat skin infections. Sixteenth century English herbalists used lavender in healing headpieces which were used to treat headaches, and also lavender zer here - its thick, viscous oil adds to the soap's humectant properties. Buy one today and enjoy a lightly scented soap made with an essential oil that the ancients enjoyed!