How much additives can I add to my soap

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Ola's

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Good day everyone. I'm planning on making a herbal soap that can treat skin diseases. I have a list of about 3-4 most used herbs for this purpose (supported by academic researches) in Africa which is where I come from. I'm planning on adding the ground dried leaves at trace.
My question and concern is how much of such additives can I add to traced soap without affecting the production. Researches have shown that each of these leaves can be used at 2-5% of your soap batter weight. So, if I decide to use three leaves, for example, at their highest tolerated level of 5%, I'll be adding 15% additive w/w to my traced soap. Hope that would not have significant effect on the quality of the soap.
Thanks in advance for your responses.
 

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🤔 What state are the “leaves” going to be in? An oatmeal soap is nearly too scratchy/abrasive for me at 1 Tablespoon PPO (per pound of oil).
 

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