- The product is a powder derived from plants.
- It is a simple and completely safe herbal product to be used to wash fruits and vegetables with, in order to remove surface residues of pesticides from fruits and vegetables to an extent of 30% or more, than that is possible by running water wash.
- The product is also cheap and can be easily prepared.
- It was observed that best results are obtained when the product is used mixed in water with moderate agitation of water or accompanied by scrubbing action with hands.
The extent of removal of surface residues of pesticides from fruits and vegetables using this product is 80 –100% depending upon the type of pesticide.