What Is a Loofah Made out of?

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A loofah is made from a ripe dried gourd-like plant which is a tropical and subtropical vine that comprises the genus Luffa that's in the cucumber family.
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No, they are made from a gourd-like plant that dries naturally on the vine and exposes
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a loofah is really a plant related to the squash family? When dried, the firm fibers in the fruit of a loofah plant become a loofah sponge. In water, a loofah works hard to exfoliate
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Those wonderful abrasive shower sponges called loofahs are really the spongy
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A loofah is actually a dried climbing vine related to gourds and cucumbers, and sometimes
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Loofah is a climbing vine related to gourds and cucumbers. It features beautiful trailing vines and yields drooping green fruits in the summer. Loofah is cultivated in many parts of Asia for food and for making sponges.
The loofah is a South American vegetable plant that is made up of green leaves and fruits with green covers. It is commonly used to make beach sandals and the loofah sponge or the plant sponge. There exist two species of this fruit: Luffa acutangula and Luffa aegyptiaca. Both of these species are harvested before maturity and are eaten as a vegetable in Asia and Africa.
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