Liquid Soap Nuts Recipe

Liquid Soap Nuts RecipeSoap nuts are as natural as it gets and are available in many health stores and online.
1 cup of soap berries

4 cups water

½ cup white vinegar

Directions:
Put all ingredients into a large pot and bring it to a boil.

Simmer on low for about 30 minutes.( with a lid)

Use a slotted spoon to mash the berries while they are cooking.

Remove lid and simmer for 30 more minutes – stir once in awhile.

Take the pot off of the heat and strain out the liquid.

Let it cool and pour into an airtight jar.

This should give you about 40 loads in a HE machine

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Dry Detergent for Clothes

Powdered Detergent

4 lb box Borax

3 lb box Washing Soda

4 lb box baking soda
3 lb container OxyClean (optional….but I have messy toddlers)

2 bars Fels Naptha soap (Dove is another soap I use

1.Grate bars of soap using a fine grater.  I use rubber gloves so that I don’t grate my fingers as well.I don’t grate my fingers as well.

2. In a large 5 gallon bucket, layer all ingredients and mix.  I put the lid on and rolled the bucket around and then used my rubber gloved hands to mix this all up.  It was a workout.

3. Use 2 Tbsp per load.  Sprinkle directly in drum on top of clothes.

*This works great in top loading, front loading, regular, and HE machines.

Inshaallah I will post a recipe for the liquid kind soon