Homemade Dishwasher Powder Detergent

Donna Brown


This is a great recipe for making your own dishwasher detergent. Use distilled vinegar in place of rinsing agents in your machine's operation, too.


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  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    arm & hammer washing soda
  • 1/2 c
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 c
    citric acid (or 4 packages lemonade mix)

How to Make Homemade Dishwasher Powder Detergent


  1. Mix all ingredients well. Store in airtight container and use a scoop-ful per washer load. I use white distilled vinegar in the rinse.

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About Homemade Dishwasher Powder Detergent

Course/Dish: Soaps
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American

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