CleanersMake Soap from Yucca Leaves

Make Soap from Yucca Leaves

Make Soap from Yucca Leaves

How to make soap from Yucca leaves is a primitive skill to make natural hand soap, shampoo, disinfectant wash, laundry soap or dish washing soap. Roots and leaves of Yucca (also known as the Soaptree) are high in saponins which create soap when added to water and thoroughly mixed or shaken. You can make a stronger soap with a higher concentration of saponins.

Sensible Survival

Click here to read how to make soap from Yucca leaves:


The Yucca plant has many more amazing benefits beyond just making natural soap: it is also an edible wild food foraging plant, skin care products, fibers can be to weaved into cordage that can be made into a huge amount of useful items and hair rinse to remove lice.

They are native to the hot and dry (arid) parts of North America, Central America, South America and the Caribbean.

It is also colloquially known in the Midwest United States as “ghosts in the graveyard”, as it is commonly found growing in rural graveyards and when in bloom the cluster of (usually pale) flowers on a thin stalk appear as floating apparitions as quoted by Wikipedia.


Yucca Plant
Prairie Tayles

Click here to read about the amazing benefits and uses of the Yucca plant:

Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

Subscribe Today


Get unlimited access to our EXCLUSIVE Content and our archive of subscriber stories.

Exclusive content

Latest articles

Popular Articles

More articles