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Making Soap Out of Guava (Psidium Guajava) Leaf Extract

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Making soap out of Guava (Psidium guajava) Leaf Extract

Researchers
Leo Sese
Jeremiah Velmonte
Jemimah Cruzata
Leann Barnachea
Ian De Leon

Ms. Ro-Anne Nuguit
Chemistry Teacher
Acknowledgements
The researchers would like to thank Miss Ro-anne Nuguit for always being supportive and patient to their efforts in doing this project. The researchers would also like to thank Jeremiah’s Ate Ning for providing the guava leaves. Abstract

The researchers were determined to know if making soap out of the extracts of guava leaves would be possible. They were inspired by the fact that guava leaves are known for disinfecting wounds and treating acne. They started off by boiling guava leaves with water. With the extract that was produced, they mixed it together with Sodium Hydroxide, oil and more water. After a lot of work the right soap was produced. Therefore, it is concluded that out of guava leaf extract it is possible to make soap.

Table of Contents
Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….page 1 Review of Related Literature and Methodology……………………………………………………………………………….page 2 Methodology……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………page 3 Results and Discussions…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..page 3 Conclusions and Recommendations ………………………………………………………………………………………………...page 4 Bibliography………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………page 4 Chapter 1: Introduction

Guava leaves are known for treating wounds and acne. The researchers wanted to find out if it is possible to make soap out of it. A soap made of guava leaf extract would surely be useful to those people who have acne and wounds. Hypothesis of this study is that it is possible to make soap out of guava leaves. We state that a soap that is made out of guava leaves will be effective to those who have acne and wounds. Since Guava leaves are known for...