What is Aleppo Soap?

Aleppo Soap, which also goes by savon d’Alep, laurel soap, Syrian soap, or ghar soap, has been around for hundreds and hundreds of years.  The origins of the soap are actually unknown, but legend has it that Aleppo Soap was used by Queen Cleopatra of Egypt and Queen Zenobia of Syria.  As its name suggests, it’s thought that …

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