Laundry Detergent Recipe

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Laundry Detergent

Nicole Bredeweg

By
@nikkitten

This really IS laundry detergent -- it's not food. Friends of mine wanted to cheapen their grocery bill AND eliminate some of the allergic reactions to the sale-of-the-week detergents, so they researched how to make their own laundry detergent. For whatever reason, Dial and Dove don't seem to work very well. . .


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Serves:

50 loads

Method:

Blend

Ingredients

3 gal
hot water
1/2 c
washing soda
1/2 c
borax
1
bar of soap

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix water, washing soda, and Borax in a 5-gallon bucket.
2
In a 2-quart pan, shred bar of soap. Fill with water. Heat, but don't boil, until soap is dissolved.
3
Add to 5-gallon bucket. Mix and let sit overnight until cool.
4
Use one cup per load, or as appropriate.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Soaps, Other Non-Edibles
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #detergent