Laundry Detergent

Laundry Detergent Recipe

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Nicole Bredeweg

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@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. . .

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
50 loads
Method:
Blend

Ingredients

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

How to Make Laundry Detergent

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.

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About Laundry Detergent

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




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