Yucca & Quillaja Saponins
The main active ingredients of Yucca schidigera and Quillaja saponaria are saponins.
Saponins are natural non-ionic surfactants or tensoactive compounds that have a wide range of industrial applications.
Common uses for these saponins are:
- Wetting agents
- Foaming agents
- Dispersing agents
Besides traditional uses in odor abatement, Yucca and Quillaja extracts also find use in many other industrial applications, especially foams, such as fire extinguishing foams.