Homemade Wash Powder (Clothing)

Connie Brannen


This is my laundry soap of choice.

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30 Min
No-Cook or Other


4 c
20 mule team borax
4 c
arm and hammer washing powder
1 pkg
zote (bar soap)

How to Make Homemade Wash Powder (Clothing)


  • 1I use a grater for cheese or potatoes to grade the whole bar of Zote soap into a large bowl.
  • 2Now add into bowl 4 cups of each powder and run all this through a blender or food processor.
  • 3Next I put all of this in an covered gallon ice cream bucket or whatever you choose to store this in.(I do have a recipe where you can convert baking soda that you cook with into wash powder,but it is strong smelling.So if you wish you can buy the 4lb box of arm and hammer cooking baking soda and put 4 cups onto a cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees 1 hour then right into covered storage container.I personally use this route myself.
  • 4I use 3 or 4 TBSP per load of laundry.Grease monkey clothing or baby clothing.It is safe for both and smells fresh and clean.
  • 5This is safe for the envirement and kids and is not highly perfumed.I love it and totally endorse this homemade product.

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About Homemade Wash Powder (Clothing)

Course/Dish: Soaps
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Dairy Free