Luffa, also called as Loofah, Luffa, Sponge gourd is a genus of tropical and subtropical vines in the cucumber family (Cucurbitaceae). Its "relatives" are gourds, pumpkins and cucumbers. Luffa fiber is a green renewable resource with many uses!
Fully matured and dried fruits become a tough mass of fiber that makes a great scrubbing sponge. Use it in the shower to exfoliate dead skin cells and make you squeaky clean! Soap and luffa fibers are natural cleaning combination resulting in wonderful Loofah Soaps.