A Legacy of Excellence in Aleppo Soap

The Sarjilla company takes its name from the ancient Syrian town of Sarjilla, now famous for producing one of the best Aleppo soaps in the world.

Sarjilla's Aleppo soap, with thousand-year-old origins, is certified organic and prepared with the highest quality ingredients: organic extra virgin olive oil and organic bay berry oil.

The production of Aleppo soap from Sarjilla follows traditional methods and involves drying for at least 24 months, guaranteeing a product of excellence. The manufacturing process preserves ancient techniques , ensuring that each bar of soap retains its extraordinary natural properties .

Production of Aleppo Sarjilla Soap

  1. Organic Ingredients : The company uses only organic olive oil and organic laurel oil, carefully selected to ensure maximum purity and quality.
  2. Traditional Techniques : Soap is prepared using traditional saponification techniques, a process that dates back thousands of years.
  3. Extended Drying : After saponification, the soap is dried for at least 24 months. This long drying period allows the soap to develop a hard outer crust and an inner core rich in beneficial substances.
  4. Organic Certification : Each stage of production follows rigorous organic standards, ensuring a natural and environmentally friendly final product.

Benefits of Aleppo Sarjilla Soap

- Gentle on the skin : Suitable for all skin types, including sensitive and irritation-prone skin.

- Moisturizing and Nourishing : Organic olive oil nourishes and hydrates the skin deeply.

- Antiseptic Properties : Organic laurel oil has antiseptic and purifying properties, helping to keep the skin healthy and clean.

- Sustainable and Natural : A completely natural product, free of chemical additives, environmentally friendly and sustainable.

The Connection with the City of Sarjilla

Syria produces a wide range of high-quality natural products, often handmade, which are typical of its tradition. Although well known and sought after in the Middle East, many ancient Syrian beauty products remain almost unknown in the rest of the world, representing a true treasure waiting to be discovered. Ghar soap , also known as Aleppo soap, is one of these fine products . Produced with pure olive oil and enriched with laurel oil, it is considered a local luxury.

Sarjilla, one of the charming cities located in the north-west of Syria, in the Limestone Massif, gave its name to the company. Founded between the 1st and 7th centuries AD during the Roman and Byzantine eras, Sarjilla thrived on its agriculture, particularly the cultivation of olives and the production of olive oil . This product was also a key ingredient in the production of Aleppo soap.

Connection between Sarjilla and Aleppo Soap

While Sarjilla itself was not a center of soap production, its economy based on the cultivation of olive trees and the production of olive oil was closely linked to the soap making tradition of Aleppo. The agricultural techniques and practices developed in cities like Sarjilla provided the foundation for the production of high-quality oil , essential for the famous soap.

The manufacture of olive oil in Sarjilla during the Roman and Byzantine eras was a completely manual process that required great skill and dedication. The oil mills used traditional techniques and manual labor to ensure the highest quality of the final product. This thousand-year-old tradition has not only supported the local economy, but has also helped preserve techniques that continue to be appreciated for their effectiveness and purity. Today, the legacy of the Sarjilla oil mills lives on through the production of high-quality olive oil and the famous Aleppo soap.

Sarjilla: Pioneer in the Evolution of Aleppo Soap from Solid to Liquid

Sarjilla , was among the pioneers in the innovation that brought Aleppo soap from its traditional solid form to the modern liquid version . With a long history of excellence in the production of natural soaps, Sarjilla has been able to combine tradition and innovation to meet the needs of contemporary consumers.

Research and development

  • Sarjilla invested in research to develop a process that would allow it to maintain the same beneficial properties of solid Aleppo soap in its liquid form.
  • Experts worked to perfect the formula, ensuring that the natural and organic ingredients used in the solid soap could be effectively transformed into a liquid solution
  • Sarjilla has implemented rigorous quality controls to ensure that each batch of liquid soap meets the same high standards as solid soap.
  • Each stage of production is monitored to ensure the purity and effectiveness of the final product.

Benefits of Aleppo Sarjilla Liquid Soap

  1. Practicality : The liquid form offers greater convenience of use, ideal for daily hand and body hygiene.
  2. Gentle on the skin : Suitable for all skin types, including sensitive ones, thanks to the natural and organic ingredients.
  3. Hydration and Nutrition : Organic olive oil deeply nourishes and hydrates the skin.
  4. Antiseptic Properties : Organic laurel oil has antiseptic and purifying properties, keeping the skin healthy and clean.
  5. Sustainability : The liquid soap is produced using environmentally friendly methods, free of chemical additives.


The Sarjilla company continues to honor this ancient tradition, offering a product that respects history and stands out for its superior quality and organic certification.